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Food Safety
Insect And Hydroponic Farming In Africa
All CountriesVerner Dorte, Roos Nanna, Halloran Afton, Surabian...

This book finds that frontier agriculture is a viable complement to conventional agriculture in Africa and could meet many of the continent’s social, economic, environmental, and food security challenges. The book also shows that frontier agriculture...

Policy and Advocacy
Micronutrient Deficiencies In South Sudan
South SudanBenita Kayembe

This paper focuses on proposed intervention aimed at fighting micronutrient deficiencies to in increase micronutrient intake in South Sudan. The short-term goal is to provide micronutrient supplements to improve the health of recipients, and the long...

Agri-Food News and Media
Camel Leasing: What Do the Participants Think?
SomaliaKaitlin Lesnick

In a camel leasing arrangement, camel milk dairies lease lactating camels from pastoralists when the pastoralists are unable to care for the animals due to shocks or other stressors.

Climate Change
Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability
All CountriesIPCC

The Working Group II contribution to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report assesses the impacts of climate change, looking at ecosystems, biodiversity, and human communities at global and regional levels. It also reviews vulnerabilities and the capacities...

Others
Do Private Consultants Promote Savings and Investments in Rural Mozambique?
MozambiquePAUL CHRISTIAN, STEVEN GLOVER, FLORENCE KONDYLIS,...

Advice from managementprofessionals can help small- and medium-sized firms reach complex financial goals in low- and middle-income countries. We apply lessons learned in the firm literature to determine the degree in which farmer associations face co...

Climate Change
The Crucial Role of Domestic and International Market-Mediated Adaptation to Climate Change
All CountriesCHRISTOPHE GOUEL AND DAVID LABORDE DEBUCQUET

Climate change effects on agricultural yields will be uneven over the world. A few countries, mostly in high latitudes, may experience gains, while most will see average yield decrease. This paper aims to quantify the role of market-mediated adjustme...

Policy and Advocacy
Policy Atlas on Food and Nutrition Security: Rwanda
RwandaWIM MARIVOET, JOHN M. ULIMWENGU AND LEYSA MATY SAL...

This report is the final outcome of various knowledge products and training material, usually labelled as “printed eAtlas”, which have been developed and shared with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) under the Voice for Change Partnership (V4CP) pro...

Mechanization
Evaluating Satellite-Based Evapotranspiration Estimates for Hydrological Applications in Data-Scarce Regions: A Case in Ethiopia
EthiopiaYIHUN T. DILE, ESSAYAS K. AYANA, ABEYOU W. WORQLUL...

Water resource development opens up opportunities for improving smallholder farmer livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa; however, implementation of water resource interventions to ensure sustainability hinges on the availability of sufficient quantity a...

Others
Mapping Development Potential of Dry-Season Small-Scale Irrigation in Sub-Saharan African Countries Under Joint Biophysical and Economic Constraints: An Agent-Based Modeling Approach with an
EthiopiaHUA XIE, LIANGZHI YOU, YIHUN T. DILE, ABEYOU W. WO...

Sub-Saharan Africa has long been beset with food insecurity. Investment in small-scale irrigation may provide a solution to address the challenge by extending crop production into the dry season. We present an agent-based modeling system to assess th...

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Study on HarvestPlus' Contribution to the Development of National Biofortification Breeding Programs
RwandaBORU DOUTHWAITE

This evaluative review is one of a series of end-of-program studies being carried out by the CGIAR Research Program (CRP) on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) to document lessons from its achievements to inform future research and developme...

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Designing New Tools For Evaluating Gender Impacts For Climate Services In Agriculture: Introductions To A Series Of Field Experiments In Rwanda
RwandaBERBER KRAMER, ALISON ROSE, SAMSON DEJENE, EMERENC...

Impact evaluations and cost-benefit analyses often guide investments in agricultural development but determining whether an investment is cost effective in empowering women is a major challenge. The multidimensional, dynamic nature of women’s empower...

On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)
A Case For Space: The Efficiency Spillover Effect Of Iron Biofortified Beans In Rwanda
RwandaJOSÉ FUNES, LAIXIANG SUN, TODD BENSON, FERNANDO SE...

his paper provides an analysis on the technical efficiency of iron biofortified bean production in Rwanda, as well as recommendations for implementation of targeted biofortification programs. We employ a three-pronged approach to examine efficiency a...

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