Category Archives: Farmer

PAEPARD: Now online: an educational series on family farming

Family farmers have much to offer in terms of food production and sustainability. And yet, conventional agricultural education gives little importance to sustainable family farming and the way it works. – report This initiative is aim at closing the gap … Continue reading

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Joel Salatin on the “Regeneration Generation” and Young Farmers

Joel Salatin on the "Regeneration Generation" and Young Farmers.

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Watch “African agricultural R&D and productivity growth in a global setting” on YouTube

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Watch “Improving Food Security in the 21st Century: What are the roles for firms and foundations?” on YouTube

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Can videos, songs and drama be used to promote agricultural innovations?

Can videos, songs and drama be used to promote agricultural innovations?.

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Who talks to whom in African agricultural research information networks? | International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Who talks to whom in African agricultural research information networks? | International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

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Strange chicken disease kills over 200,000 birds | Editor’s picks

Strange chicken disease kills over 200,000 birds | Editor’s picks. Strange Chicken disease kills over 200,000 birds; Category: Editor’s picks Published on Thursday, 07 March 2013 13:36 Share Over 215,000 chickens from poultry farms in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and … Continue reading

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How can tree stumps improve agricultural productivity? | Global Development Professionals Network | Guardian Professional

How can tree stumps improve agricultural productivity? | Global Development Professionals Network | Guardian Professional.

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Sustainability science: an integrated approach for health-programme planning : The Lancet

Sustainability science: an integrated approach for health-programme planning : The Lancet The Lancet, Volume 372, Issue 9649, Pages 1579 – 1589, 1 November 2008 <Previous Article|Next Article> doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(08)61659-1Cite or Link Using DOI This article can be found in the following collection: Public … Continue reading

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The Stalling Debate Over Food Aid Reform

The Stalling Debate Over Food Aid Reform.

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Speculative Investment: The Missing Factor in Global Food Price Increases

Speculative Investment: The Missing Factor in Global Food Price Increases.

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Four ways to reduce water use in Agriculture

Four ways to reduce water use in Agriculture.

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Villages without agriculture? The curious case of Bihar

Villages without agriculture? The curious case of Bihar.

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Tweet from knowledge.cta.int (@Knowledge4Dev); pest resistance

(@Knowledge4Dev) 30-40% refuge area in Bt cotton fields to push pest resistance further into the future? A gift to future generations. http://t.co/JiEQa6WNiG (https://twitter.com/Knowledge4Dev/status/324962716559241216) Posted from WordPress for Android

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(@marineagri): Farming with smartphone @ICT_Works @e_agriculture

Agrimarine (@marineagri) Farming with a smartphone: Mobile technology has agricultural applications | e-Agriculture via @drbausman http://t.co/8QjB47lhyR (https://twitter.com/marineagri/status/324217517818142720) Posted from WordPress for Android

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A new paradigm: Sustainable intensification & innovation in African agriculture

http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/newsandeventspggrp/imperialcollege/centres/africanagriculturaldevelopment/newssummary/news_26-3-2013-13-48-16 Posted from WordPress for Android

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Tweet from CGIAR Climate EA (@cgiarclimate_EA)

Tackling malnutrition means quality as well as quantity http://t.co/NaEjgrXvxh @cgiarclimate @ILRI (https://twitter.com/cgiarclimate_EA/status/322220427902595072) Posted from WordPress for Android

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Tweet from farmhopping (@Farmhopping)

farmhopping (@Farmhopping) Happy to share with you our newest post: 10 THINGS YOU DIDN`T KNOW ABOUT SHEEP | Farmhopping – Blog: http://t.co/GbfYIXfXHL #sheep #animals (https://twitter.com/Farmhopping/status/321953762413518851) Posted from WordPress for Android

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Tweet from World Food Programme (@WFP)

World Food Programme (@WFP) No ‘magic wand’ for #Sahel as food shortages loom yet again. http://t.co/XiXWC73rcB by @ChadCeleste. (https://twitter.com/WFP/status/321945530076889088) Posted from WordPress for Android

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Tweet from farmhopping (@Farmhopping)

farmhopping (@Farmhopping) Using Permaculture to Improve the Teaching and Learning of Science… http://t.co/mJGTctlSwp #permaculture #education (https://twitter.com/Farmhopping/status/321935561189388288) Posted from WordPress for Android

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Tweet from CAADP (@NEPAD_CAADP)

CAADP (@NEPAD_CAADP) Upscaling vocational training and education in agric key to meeting challenges of food insecurity, unemployment and rural transformation (https://twitter.com/NEPAD_CAADP/status/321910560981667840) Posted from WordPress for Android

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Tweet from FAO Animal Feeding (@FAOafeeding)

FAO Animal Feeding (@FAOafeeding) #NowReading Appetite genes are key to better #poultry diets: http://t.co/aALVwLLdSR @worldpoultry (https://twitter.com/FAOafeeding/status/320901505429434368) Posted from WordPress for Android

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Sugarcane business booms in Kano

Sugarcane business booms in Kano.

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Tweet from Agricultural Policy (@agripolicy)

Agricultural Policy (@agripolicy) The use of groundwater for irrigation has become so extensive that experts and governments are now worried about… http://t.co/qi75U6qsMx (https://twitter.com/agripolicy/status/320033477288398849) Posted from WordPress for Android

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Tweet from IFAD (@IFADnews)

IFAD (@IFADnews)The world has an abundance of food, yet 900 million ppl are undernourished, says @wfp Abdulla at #food2015 #post2015 (https://twitter.com/IFADnews/status/319752571327770624) Posted from WordPress for Android

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Netting flies and mosquitoes protects livestock, boosts milk yields

Netting flies and mosquitoes protects livestock, boosts milk yields.

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The Story of An Egg: The Marketing of Farming

The Story of An Egg: The Marketing of Farming.

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Guerrilla Gardening

Guerrilla Gardening.

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