Monthly Archives: October 2016

HOW MUCH ASSISTANCE ARE FARMERS REALLY GETTING FOR THEIR AGRO-STARTUP

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UN endorses recommendations on sustainable agricultural development for food security and nutrition, including the role of livestock

Originally posted on ILRI news:
The Policy Round Table of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS), meeting in Rome on 17 Oct 2016, discussed the report on Sustainable Agricultural Development for Food Security and Nutrition: What Roles for Livestock?…

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A first look at ILRI’s new research programs: Sustainable Livestock Systems

Originally posted on ILRI news:
BETTER SCIENCE, BETTER LIVES The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), headquartered in Africa and working in poor countries worldwide to provide better lives through livestock, held its Institute Planning Meeting from 4 to 7 Oct 2016.…

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Advances in Food Security and Sustainability

Originally posted on Food Governance:
The first volume of Advances in Food Security and Sustainability has been released. I have contributed a chapter on the post-political condition and global food security governance. Description Advances in Food Security and Sustainability takes a scientific…

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SIMPLE STRATEGIES FOR PROFITABILITY IN YOUR AGRIBUSINESS

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Agricultural approaches that improve livelihoods

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Photo credit: Pixabay Farmers of the Benna tribe in Ethiopia CCAFS, CTA Demonstrate Value of Climate-Smart Agriculture in Africa The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture…

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How to increase agricultural productivity and enhance drought resilience

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Photo credit: CCAFS – CGIAR Exchange meeting with farmers on farmer-managed natural regeneration in Niger. Photo: P. Savadogo (view original) ? A real opportunity to scale up Climate-Smart Villages in Niger In Niger, the World Bank…

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