Monthly Archives: November 2016

To target 10 million farmers practicing climate-smart agriculture in the next five to seven years.

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
? Photo credit: CIMMYT A new stress-tolerant maize variety compared in Zimbabwe. CIMMYT/Johnson Siamachira Target for 10 million more climate-smart farmers in southern Africa amid rising cost of El Niño by Sam Storr El Niño may…

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Squaring the Universality of Human Rights and Hunger with Delegate Representation at the CFS

Originally posted on Food Governance:
By Nadia Lambek This entry is part of a special series of blog posts about the UN’s Committee on World Food Security (CFS): The Future of the CFS? Collectively reflecting on the directions of UN’s…

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The Effect of Producer Organizations on Farmer Performance

Originally posted on THE GFAR BLOG:
Focus group led by COSA research partners in October 2015 with members of one of the producer organizations involved in the Kenya impact evaluation Over the years, the Committee on Sustainable Assessment (COSA) has…

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Transforming cassava peel waste to quality feeds fast-tracked by private sector in Nigeria

Originally posted on CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish:
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Ibadan, Nigeria, recently developed a technology to process fresh cassava peels into high quality cassava peel products with better shelf life and nutrient…

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Innovations Vital for Food Security (Truth about Trade and Technology)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Read at : http://www.truthabouttrade.org/news/latest-news/16333-innovations-vital-for-food-security Innovations Vital for Food Security The African Executive July 21-28, 2010 http://www.africanexecutive.com Agricultural innovations are still relevant in transforming livelihoods in Africa, a stakeholder lecture on “Food and Culture” has heard. Using…

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Repositioning policies to reflect agriculture as the new engine for growth

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
? Photo credit: SciDevNet Copyright: Flickr/IITA Could systems research transform Africa’s agriculture? by Alex ABUTU I know across Africa, presidents are repositioning their policies to reflect agriculture as the new engine for growth, and are also…

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Adding more value to agro sector with new ICT tool

Originally posted on THE GFAR BLOG:
Anil Regmi was one of the six finalists of GFAR and YPARD’s Youth Argripreneur Project. As one of the YAPpers, he received an intensive training helping her strengthen the business plan proposal presented with measurable milestones.…

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