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Development of integrated aquaculture-agriculture systems for small-scale farmers in the forest margins of Cameroon. Final Technical Report.
Miscellaneous Brummett, R.E. ; Pouomogne, V. ; Gockowski, J. 2006 WorldFish Center, 34 pp. WorldFish Center (formerly ICLARM) aquaculture experts, IITA economists, IRAD researchers and...
29/06/2009
R4D Agriculture
BBC documentary - 'One sexy tuber''
Television programme celebrating the potato to be aired 26 June
26/06/2009
DFID funded research news in agriculture
The role of non-timber forest products in poverty reduction
The latest issue of id21 insights examines whether sustainable production and commercialisation of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) are the way forward for successful conservation and rural...
25/06/2009
DFID funded research news in agriculture
World Food Prize goes to Ethiopian Researcher
The Ethiopian sorghum researcher, Gebisa Ejeta has been awarded the 2009 World Food prize
17/06/2009
DFID funded research news in agriculture
Agrifood Standards Workshop 2008. Private agrifood standards and a sustainable future for African agriculture, 27-28 March 2008, London, UK.
Miscellaneous 2008 IIED and NRI jointly organised a technical workshop on ?Private agrifood standards and a sustainable future for African agriculture' held on the 27th and 28th of March...
11/06/2009
R4D Agriculture
Farmers help to identify how to adapt to climate change
Farmers in Africa are helping to identify alternative farming techniques which will help them adapt to climate change. This participatory research is being conducted as part of the Climate Change...
09/06/2009
DFID funded research news in agriculture
Blazing a trail for forest rights...in Nepal
Climate change is creating real changes in the Nepal Himalaya, and the effect is more pronounced in the mountains than in the low-lying areas. Georgina Smith visited the Sundari community to see how...
04/06/2009
DFID funded research case studies in agriculture
Blazing a trail for forest rights...in Nepal
Climate change is creating real changes in the Nepal Himalaya, and the effect is more pronounced in the mountains than in the low-lying areas. Georgina Smith visited the Sundari community to see how...
04/06/2009
R4D Agriculture
Blazing a trail for forest rights...in Nepal
Climate change is creating real changes in the Nepal Himalaya, and the effect is more pronounced in the mountains than in the low-lying areas. Georgina Smith visited the Sundari community to see how...
04/06/2009
R4D Agriculture
Communication Success Stories - Mainstreaming Research Findings to Lessen Poverty
The Research into Use Programme has compiled successful examples of communications methods into an online resource booklet.
04/06/2009
DFID funded research news in agriculture
Better research communication – Will it enhance innovation and impact?
R4D Research DialogueCommunicating Research on International Development « Reaching research end users Science journalism; science communication and the new media » Better research...
02/06/2009
R4D Agriculture
Current Crises and New Opportunities: registration is now open for the DSA Annual Conference 2009
Registration is now open for the 2009 Development Studies Association (DSA) Annual Conference to be held 2nd - 4th September 2009 at the University of Ulster, Coleraine Campus
27/05/2009
DFID funded research news in agriculture
Help for sick plants in Katine
Mobile plant clinics pay regular visits to markets in Katine, North-East Uganda, to help farmers with their ailing crops
22/05/2009
DFID funded research news in agriculture
Agriculture on-air
Recorded by Africans for Africans, the DFID-funded AGFAX monthly radio service, now in its 15th year, provides the latest information on agricultural and rural development to agricultural...
21/05/2009
R4D Agriculture
Agriculture on-air
Recorded by Africans for Africans, the DFID-funded AGFAX monthly radio service, now in its 15th year, provides the latest information on agricultural and rural development to agricultural...
21/05/2009
R4D Agriculture
Agriculture on-air
Recorded by Africans for Africans, the DFID-funded AGFAX monthly radio service, now in its 15th year, provides the latest information on agricultural and rural development to agricultural...
21/05/2009
DFID funded research case studies in agriculture
Reaching research end users
R4D Research DialogueCommunicating Research on International Development « DFID research implementation timetable Better research communication – Will it enhance innovation and impact...
20/05/2009
R4D Agriculture
CGIAR reform is on the right track
The London donor workshop, held in April, confirmed that the CGIAR reform is 'on track'
08/05/2009
DFID funded research news in agriculture
Sustainable agriculture is essential for sustainable development in Africa
Dr Lindiwe Majele Sibanda CEO of the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) argues for the need for investment in agriculture in a Guardian blog article.
29/04/2009
DFID funded research news in agriculture
An interview with Chris Whitty
Chris Whitty, DFID's new head of research, discusses research priorities in an interview with Nature News, published on the 28th April 2009
29/04/2009
DFID funded research news in agriculture

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