Resources

Resource: A community resource persons’ training guide: improving food and nutrition security through banana-based farming systems and foods

The information in this manual was selected following gaps identified at community level through focus group discussions and household surveys. The guide first describes what food security implies, it then goes on to give basic concepts on nutrition... more

Resource: Options to support smallholder farmer seed systems

The authors inquire into how smallholder farmers’ practices are affected by seed policies and laws in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. This publication comes at a time when power is becoming increasingly compacted on the seed market. more

Resource: ICT in Africa – a job-motor for rural youth?

Digital information and communication technologies (ICT) are used by 81 per cent of the people living in Africa. This has opened up direct access to rural youth. GIZ is using ICT for numerous agricultural-advisory and job-promotion projects. more

Resource: ICT in Agriculture (Updated Edition) : Connecting Smallholders to Knowledge, Networks, and Institutions

Information and communication technology (ICT) has always mattered in agriculture. Ever since people have grown crops, raised livestock, and caught fish, they have sought information from one another. more

Resource: ROAD MAP FOR MAINSTREAMING GENDER INTO RAS FOR POVERTY REDUCTION IN AFRICA.

This report synthesizes findings from seven country scoping studies on gender‐responsive approaches to rural advisory services (RAS) in Africa. more

Resource: KeFAAS explainer videos, illustrated drawings and animated graphics for agricultural extension and services provision. AFAAS Content

Many smallholder farmers around the world still farm the same way their ancestors did thousands of years ago. Traditional farming approaches may continue to work for some, but new practices can help many to substantially improve yields, soil quality... more

Resource: PARTICIPATION OF FEMALE AGRICULTURAL SCIENTISTS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Despite the significant increase in the number of female scientists in agricultural research in industrialized and developing countries in recent decades, the participation of women in science and technology (S&T) remains low. more

Resource: CABI Fall Army Worm Booklet

CABI Fall Army Worm Booklet more