The European Alliance on Agricultural knowledge for Development

Innovation systems: Towards Effective Strategies in support of Smallholder Farmers

Innovation systems: Towards effective strategies in support of smallholder farmersFrancis, J.; Mytelka, L.; van Huis, A.; Röling, N.2016 CTA; CoS; Wageningen University and Research, 256 pages The result of an expert consultation, this publication examines ‘innovations systems’ – a concept suggested as underpinning industrial development – as a strategy for agricultural development. Innovation systems approaches […]

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Support of India to agricultural mechanization in Kenya

11 January 2017. India announced a USD 100 million Line of Credit to Kenya for agricultural mechanization after talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Kenyan President, during which they also decided to deepen economic cooperation, identifying expansion of bilateral trade as a “priority”. The upgrading of Rift Valley Textiles Factory (Rivatex) funded by a […]

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Future of African Agriculture: Perspectives from the Next Generation of African Scientists

Asem-Hiablie 11 January 2017. Davis, USA. University of California, Plant and Environmental Science Bldg. Borlaug LEAP Fellows presented their perspectives from a book they are editing, The Future of African Agriculture: Perspectives from the Next Generation of African Scientists. The book is showcasing the opportunities for Africa’s future in the midst of on-going challenges through current […]

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Team Leader and Team Members for CDAIS project Call for expressions of interest !

Team Leader and Team Members for CDAIS project Call for expressions of interest ! CDAIS, Capacity Development for Agricultural Innovation Systems, is an initiative to support capacity development in agricultural innovations to improve rural livelihoods. CDAIS is jointly implemented by Agrinatura EEIG and FAO, with funding from the European Union. More info here:   CALL […]

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Agricultural mechanisation: how adapted financial solutions can make a difference

Food security in sub-Saharan Africa: a fresh look on agricultural mechanisation; how adapted financial solutions can make a difference Ströh de Martínez, Christiane / Marietta Feddersen / Anna Speicher  2016 German Development Institute (DIE) Bonn: Studies 91  Much of sub-Saharan Africa’s farmland is (still) cultivated with the hand hoe, and agricultural processing and transport are […]

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