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CC and sustainability Is Not Present And Well-Known For Everyone

Sometimes it seems impossible how much you can learn, discover, experience and see in just two weeks. Probably, most of the students participating in the MS FSCC Summer School 2018 in Malaysia had the same feeling. The Summer School 2018 was held already for second time, this year under the topic “Transitions towards sustainability – oil palm and cattle integration” at UPM in Malaysia with participating students from more than 10 countries all over the world. Included
October 1, 2018

Conservation Agriculture Innovations: A Way Forward

A story of one of Agrinatura students doing a research in Cambodia continues here.   I conducted three simulation games in two villages of Stung Chinit, in the Kampong Thom province, Cambodia. During those games, farmers played with assets that were distributed to them.  Those assests shall represent their reality and were identified during the individual interviews. During the first round game, the farmers shall play their current farming practices and during the second round we propose them
August 16, 2018

MS FSCC Summer School 2018 in Malaysia ‘Off to a good start’

We love UPM … ! Selamat datang (= Welcome)! These are two of many first impressions when having arrived at the big campus of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) in Kuala Lumpur. The atmosphere is warm in different senses: It requires some acclimatisation to the high humidity and the hot temperatures by the eight European summer school participants, as well as we are impressed by the sincere friendliness of our Malayan hosts and the other Asian colleague students coming from Bangladesh,
July 23, 2018

Farmers Interviews in Cambodia

Third update of Agrinatura’s students doing master thesis in Cambodia on the diversification of rice cropping systems in Kampong Thom – implementation of a participative approach for a collective management of secondary/catch crop – located at the Stung Chinit irrigation scheme. Pictures by @PierreVernet on behalf of Agrinatura … I remained in Stung Chinit – Kampong Thma, where I am conducting my interviews, during 3 more weeks in which we finished all the 45 interviews of farmers in the 3
July 2, 2018
Daniel Nyere

Young Kenyan entrepreneur gets inspiration from SLU

Daniel Nyere is like other students in Africa or elsewhere. He is a student at JKUAT, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, in Kenya taking electrical and computer engineering courses. The only unique thing is that, by coincidence, he got an excellent idea and became an entrepreneur with focus on insects, more specifically a maggot which is the larvae stage of house flies, in order to produce animal feed used by farmers afterwards. The initial idea came along with
May 31, 2018