The European Alliance on Agricultural knowledge for Development

Selection of project concept notes of the Peanut Innovation Lab

Jeff Ehlers (center), a geneticist and senior program officer for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, discusses project proposals with fellow members of the EAP, including Michigan State University professor Cynthia Donovan (right) and Peanut Innovation Lab Director Dave Hoisington 7-8 May 2019. Rock Eagle 4-H Center , US. The Peanut Innovation Lab management team discussed with […]

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Increased consumption of nutritious fonio and Bambara groundnut

In March 2018, stakeholders identified along the fonio and Bambara groundnut value chains were invited to crop-specific meetings to share back results of the value chain studies and discuss ways forward to overcome challenges for production, marketing and consumption of these crops. Fact sheets on the value chain studies and presentations from the stakeholder workshops […]

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Use of ICT for Agriculture and Environment

8-10 May 2018. Lusaka, Zambia. Use of ICT for Agriculture and Environment. The 10th ICT4D Conference brought together public, private and civil society organizations from across the humanitarian and international development community. Participants shared how they’ve used innovations in technology to increase the impact of their work. Highly interactive and hands-on, the conference attracted a diverse audience […]

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Blockchain for Agriculture and Food

‘Blockchain for Agriculture and Food’ Findings from the pilot study Lan Ge, Christopher Brewster, Jacco Spek, Anton Smeenk, and Jan Top Wageningen University and Research and TNO. 2017, 40 pages Blockchain is rapidly becoming a household word and promises to solve many problems related to the lack of trust. Despite its popularity and the great interest it […]

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Guide on the status and opportunities for investment in climate-smart agriculture

16 May 2018. Nairobi. Detailed guides on the status of and opportunities for investment in climate-smart agriculture in fourteen African countries have been officially launched by scientists from the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) at the African Climate-Smart Agriculture Summit. Based on a scientific framework, the profiles provide a snapshot of the key issues, […]

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Managing aflatoxin in smallholder groundnut production in Southern Africa

Managing aflatoxin in smallholder groundnut production in Southern Africa: Paired comparison of the windrow and Mandela cock techniquesLimbikani Matumba, Lazarus Singano, Bruno Tran, Mweshi Mukanga, Beatrice Makwenda, Wycliffe Kumwenda, Sharif Mgwira, Sam Phiri, Frazer Mataya, Talentus Mthunzi, Sharon Alfred, Tshilidzi Madzivhandila, Jonas Mugabe, Ben Bennett, Tim Chancellor Elsevier Crop Protection Volume 112, October 2018, Pages 18–23 […]

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