Monthly Archives: January 2013

Global partnership launched to drive Africa’s agricultural research – SciDev.Net

Global partnership launched to drive Africa’s agricultural research George Achia 29 January 2013 | EN The partnership will focus on Africa’s ‘most pressing agricultural challenges’ Flickr/CGIAR Climate [NAIROBI] An international agricultural research programme has unveiled plans to collaborate with the … Continue reading

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Homegrown solutions ‘crucial to sustainable development’ – SciDev.Net

  Homegrown solutions ‘crucial to sustainable development’ Ochieng’ Ogodo 18 June 2012 | EN Local solutions to food security and agriculture issues are essential, say forum participants Flickr/CIMMYT [RIO DE JANEIRO] Nurturing local innovations and technologies — and empowering the creativity of … Continue reading

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The Agriculture Investment Case Agriculture in Kenya is not usually thought of as an investment but as an occupation of the rural folk mostly the old. Many youths from rural and urban backgrounds…

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The State of Food & Agriculture 2012 | International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

The State of Food & Agriculture 2012 | International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). The State of Food & Agriculture 2012 Investing in Agriculture for a Better Future Date: January 22, 2013 Time: 12:15 pm to 1:45 pm EDT (Please … Continue reading

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Rodrigo de Oliveira Andrade Latin America correspondent, SciDev.Net It has been an action-packed day at the Second Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD2) so far. During the plenary session, which officially opened…

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‘Action, not just networks’ for agricultural development

‘Action, not just networks’ for agricultural developmentRodrigo de Oliveira Andrade Latin America correspondent, SciDev.NetIt has been an action-packed day at the Second Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD2) so far. During the plenary session, which officially opened the meeting, we heard … Continue reading

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From research to action

From research to actionNovember 1, 2012Rodrigo de Oliveira Andrade Latin America correspondent, SciDev.NetThe field trip day has been the most exciting activity promoted by the Second Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD2) so far. Not just because we had … Continue reading

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