Daily Archives: August 12, 2017

Calls for Proposals and Tenders On Integrate Smallholder Farmers and Pastoralists

Calls for Proposals and Tenders On Integrate Smallholder Farmers and Pastoralists

The European Commission calls for proposals to identify an institution that will manage a fund to integrate smallholder farmers and pastoralists within their value chains by blending grants and commercial…

Trees and shrubs offer new food crops to diversify the farm

What if we could design a landscape that would provide a variety of nutritious foods, high-quality habitat, and ecosystem services, while also delivering a healthy profit to the landowner…

Researchers Employ New Technology to Multiply Cassava Planting Materials

Researchers Employ New Technology to Multiply Cassava Planting Materials

Scientists working on cassava breeding are now using the Semi-Autotrophic Hydroponics (SAH) technology to rev up the propagation of clean cassava planting materials. The SAH involves the use of…

Principal Investment Officer at the African Development Bank Group (AfDB)

Principal Investment Officer at the African Development Bank Group (AfDB)

African Development Bank (AfDB) – Established in 1964, the African Development Bank is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are…

Scientists map sex chromosome evolution in pathogenic fungi

Biologically speaking, nearly every species on Earth has two opposite sexes, male and female. But with some fungi and other microbes, sex can be a lot more complicated. Some members…

Programme Policy Officer at the United Nations World Food Programme

Programme Policy Officer at the United Nations World Food Programme

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.  The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in…