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Agrinatura Awardee Feedback from Tropentag

Agrinatura Awardee Feedback from Tropentag

Development and Implementation of Insect-Based Products to Enhance Food and Nutritional Security in Sub-Saharan Africa By: Marwa Shumo This year Tropentag 2018  took place on 17th to the 19th of September and this time it was hosted by the University of Ghent in Ghent. For those wondering what Tropentag is, it’s the “Annual interdisciplinary conference […]

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

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 – […]

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Conservation Agriculture Innovations: A Way Forward

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 […]

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

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 […]

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Farmers Interviews in Cambodia

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 – […]

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Young Kenyan entrepreneur gets inspiration from SLU

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 […]

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