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How nutrition is evolving and the role of trees

Bees have known it all along: simply by feeding a particular larva royal jelly, they­­ can change its destiny from worker to queen.

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How nutrition is evolving and the role of trees
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In people like in bees, diet is a powerful force

ICRAF staff from Eastern and Southern Africa regions get together

The merger between ICRAF’s East and Southern Africa (ESAf) regions is part of a restructuring programme that seeks to not only facilitate operational efficiency, but al

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ICRAF staff from Eastern and Southern Africa regions get together
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Elizabeth Kariuki, ICRAF’s Executive Manager takes the participants through a session on contracts and grants

International Women’s Day 2014: Inspiring Change

On 8th of March, the world celebrates International Women’s Day, as it has since 1911 when women were absolutely invisible in the public sphere of work and polity.

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International Women’s Day 2014
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Equality for women is progress for all

Goat rearing, an incentive for strengthening farmer groups: Lessons and experiences from Embu, Eastern Kenya

The Strengthening Rural Institutions project (SRI) being implemented in three countries (Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania) in the  Eastern and Southern Africa region, fa

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Goat rearing, an incentive for strengthening farmer groups: Lessons and experiences from Embu, Eastern Kenya
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Goat rearing, an incentive for strengthening farmer groups: Lessons and experiences from Embu, Eastern Kenya

Dr. Jonathan Muriuki appointed as Kenyan Country Representative for the East & Southern Africa region of ICRAF

To the fraternity of Eastern and Southern Africa and the rest of ICRAF at large, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr.

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Dr. Jonathan Muriuki appointed as Kenyan Country Representative for the East & Southern Africa region of ICRAF
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Dr. Jonathan Muriuki appointed as Kenyan Country Representative for the East & Southern Africa region of ICRAF

The East Africa Dairy Development Project (EADD) Phase II Launch in Uganda

The phase II of the East Africa dairy development project is going to be a five year (2014-2018) dairy sector intervention designed to help 136,000 smallholder farm fam

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The East Africa Dairy Development Project (EADD) Phase II Launch in Uganda
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Mr. William Matovu giving a key note address during the launch of EADD II at Kampala Serena Hotel

Tackling obstacles, catalysing linkages, and developing synergies: The Global Landscapes Forum

According to a 2011 IFAD report, approximately five million smallholder farmers provide over 80% of the food consumed in large pa

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Tackling obstacles, catalysing linkages, and developing synergies: The Global Landscapes Forum
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Outcomes of the Global Landscapes Forum and integrating the landscape approach with future projects.

Rural Eastern Africa communities to reap huge benefits from new DGIS Programme

Food and water insecurity are persistent challenges in the rural areas of the Sahel and Horn of Africa.

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Rural Eastern Africa communities to reap huge benefits from new DGIS Programme
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Dr. Dennis Garrity at the launch of 'Enhancing Food and Water Security for Rural Economic Development'

Agroforests are reducing carbon losses in Jambi, Indonesia

Land-cover change is accelerating and carbon loss is decelerating in Jambi province on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia, say&nbs

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Agroforests are reducing carbon losses in Jambi, Indonesia
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Land-cover change is accelerating and carbon loss is decelerating in Jambi province owing to a transition from forests to agroforests. REDD must include agroforests in order to succeed.
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