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Archive for March, 2011

Finding the right pathways for making ‘Rice Advice’ Available, Accessible and Applicable

During the week of  15-18 February 2011, I visited the Africa Rice Center in Cotonou, Benin, and found out that they are doing a lot to make ‘rice advice’ available, accessible and applicable. I also discussed additional pathways to make this vital rice knowledge travel. TEST. TEST2. TEST3. TEST4. During the week of  15-18 February 2011, I…

Growing Talents: Youth in Agriculture #11 – Andy Jarvis

Our “Growing Talents: Youth in Agriculture” series of interviews, which puts a face to the youth in agricultural research for development (ARD), hears their voices and obtains an insight into their roles, perspectives, experiences and aspirations, continues with Andy Jarvis. This award-winning scientist talks about the journey that now sees him spearheading a CGIAR Research…

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Celebrating Women in Agriculture

Welcome to our special edition newsletter that celebrates the centenary of International Women’s Day. This event, which is held annually on 8 March, recognizes the achievements of women around the globe. Today is a day for celebrating women’s successes while also reminding ourselves that there is still much to be done if we are to…

Growing Talents: Youth in Agriculture #10 – Alessandra Galié

Our “Growing Talents: Youth in Agriculture” series of interviews, which puts a face to the youth in agricultural research for development (ARD), hears their voices and obtains an insight into their roles, perspectives, experiences and aspirations, continues with Alessandra Galié. This social scientist has helped increase the visibility of many of Syria’s women farmers and…

Growing Talents: Youth in Agriculture #9 – Jemimah Njuki

Our “Growing Talents: Youth in Agriculture” series of interviews, which puts a face to the youth in agricultural research for development (ARD), hears their voices and obtains an insight into their roles, perspectives, experiences and aspirations, continues with Jemimah Njuki. This young social scientist talks about her work that is empowering African women farmers. This…