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Assessment of agrobiodiversity resources in the Borotse flood plain, Zambia

Concerns about perceived loss of indigenous materials emerged from multiple stakeholders  during consultations to plan and design the CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural  Systems for the Borotse hub in Zambia’s Western Province.

Challenging social exclusion in agricultural innovation systems

Presented by Dr. Helen Hambly Odame, University of Guelph, Canada. Dr. Helen Hambly Odame is Associate Professor in Capacity Development and Extension in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, Ontario Agricultural College University of Guelph, Canada.

 
Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Tonle Sap scoping report

The scoping mission team was composed of 14 people representing research institutions (RUPP), government (FiA, IFReDI), NGOs (ANKO, ADIC) and CGIAR institutions (WorldFish and Bioversity).

International Day of Rural Women

 
 

Rural women: Face the facts

They make up over a quarter of the world’s population, but how much do you really know about rural women? To learn more about the lives of over 1.7 billion women around the world, watch this video.
 

Timor-Leste Coastal Communities Adapt to Climate Change

Emerging as an independent nation in 2002 after decades of unrest, Timor-Leste faces many development challenges.

Nutrient-rich mola fish become popular among farmers

In Bangladesh, changes in the overall agricultural system have seen a continued decline in the areas of inland water and inundation, reducing the habitats for fish. This has contributed to decreased fish harvest, in particular for small fishes like the mola that the rural poor depend on. mola is a nutrient-rich small fish that supplies essential nutrients – in particular vitamin A, calcium, iron and zinc – to these vulnerable population groups.

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