Category Archives: Poverty, Hunger, Malnutrition

Introduction to qualitative research methods for animal health course at University of Liverpool

Originally posted on PENAPH:
PENAPH receives many requests about more information on how to analyze qualitative data. There will be a course in May that addresses qualitative research methods that should be of interest to PENAPH members Introduction to qualitative…

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Sustainable increases in agricultural productivity, food security and reduced greenhouse gas emissions (Land-L)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Read at : http://land-l.iisd.org/news/global-alliance-for-climate-smart-agriculture-launched/ Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture Launched A coalition formed by 14 governments and 32 organizations will aim to enable 500 million farmers around the world to practice climate-smart agriculture. The ‘Global Alliance…

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To Increase Sustainable Agricultural Practices

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? Photo credit: Food Tank Tata Somba, Benin – September 6, 2012: Local woman with a small child passing through the green field. – http://foodtank.com/assets/images/head/iStock_76694969_MEDIUM_opt_opt.jpg New Report Urges African Governments to Increase Sustainable Agricultural Practices by…

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Adopting new agricultural practices

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? ? What makes farmers try new practices? Date: March 14, 2017 Source: University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Summary: Change is never easy. But when it comes to adopting new agricultural…

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Africa can achieve self-sufficiency in wheat production

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? Photo credit: SciDevNet – Copyright: Panos ? Fighting low wheat production in Africa If scientists, farmers and policy makers could consistently work together, Africa will achieve self-sufficiency in wheat production in the very near future. That was…

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Investment required to secure access to water is often beyond the reach of smallholder farmers

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? Land access for Senegal’s small producers under threat Read the full article: IIED Senegal currently has a complex and poorly regulated system of land governance, which — combined with an urbanisation trend and increasing outsider…

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Tools and training materials to help mainstream gender in Humidtropics activities

Originally posted on ILRI livelihoods, gender and impact:
The Gender Strategy of the the CGIAR Research Program on Integrated System for the Humid Tropics, or Humidtropics, committed to the empowerment of women. It focused on four areas: access to material…

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