Category Archives: Food security

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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PAEPARD: 2013 Agricultural Research for Development Conference

The sub-themes were:
*Capacity Development
*Sustainable Intensification
*Climate Change
*Multi-disciplinarity Continue reading

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PAEPARD: 2013 Agricultural Research for Development Conference

The sub-themes were:
*Capacity Development
*Sustainable Intensification
*Climate Change
*Multi-disciplinarity Continue reading

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Special Report on Agriculture: Realizing Africa’s Potential #AR&D; Agric is the future of Nigeria http://skollworldforum.org/2013/08/08/agriculture-is-the-future-of-nigeria #Nigeria @FmardNg

See on Scoop.it – Agriculture, Climate & Food security With unprecedented interest in African agriculture, business and governments are moving towards harnessing the continent’s vast potential. What will be the game-changing innovations for African agriculture? Bukar Usman (D.V.M., M.V.S.c)‘s insight: Major … Continue reading

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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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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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