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Make farming a rewarding career for Africa's youth

Make farming a rewarding career for Africa's youth | FANRPAN | Scoop.it
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo argues that African agriculture needs innovation and the youth.
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Climate change puts agriculture on the hot seat | BusinessMirror

Climate change puts agriculture on the hot seat | BusinessMirror | FANRPAN | Scoop.it

Thoughts from supporters and critics of climate-smart agriculture, including Leo Sebastian, CCAFS Southeast Asia program leader.


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Climate change is sending Africa's agriculture crisis into a tailspin

Climate change is sending Africa's agriculture crisis into a tailspin | FANRPAN | Scoop.it
East Africa is already the hungriest place on Earth, and climate change threatens to compound its problems by raising temperatures and disrupting the seasonal rains.

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To end poverty, put science at the heart of development | Sue Desmond-Hellmann and Nick Hurd

To end poverty, put science at the heart of development | Sue Desmond-Hellmann and Nick Hurd | FANRPAN | Scoop.it
Research and development must be harnessed to improve the lives of those with the greatest needs, whererever they are
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Are pro-poor benefits of Africa's 'green revolution' based on myths?

Are pro-poor benefits of Africa's 'green revolution' based on myths? | FANRPAN | Scoop.it

Rather than alleviating poverty, the farming revolution in Africa could be harming the poorest

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The impact of disasters on agriculture and food security

http://www.fao.org/resilience/resources/resources-detail/en/c/346258/ Droughts, floods, storms and other disasters triggered by climate change have risen in ...
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Youth undertake agriculture projects under the Youth Livelihood Programme - New Vision

Youth undertake agriculture projects under the Youth Livelihood Programme - New Vision | FANRPAN | Scoop.it
Pius Bigirimana, the permanent secretary ministry of labour, gender and social development has expressed satisfaction with the The Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP) saying since it was launched, there has 71,866 beneficiaries of the program.
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Helping communities in four West African countries improve their food security - Reliefweb

Helping communities in four West African countries improve their food security - Reliefweb | FANRPAN | Scoop.it
‘West African dwarf goat’, ‘Djallonké sheep’ and ‘N’dama cattle’ are not words that spring to mind when one thinks of food security, but these three species of livestock are vital to many local livelihoods.
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Climate change: Zambia encourages conservation farming - Vatican Radio

Climate change: Zambia encourages conservation farming - Vatican Radio | FANRPAN | Scoop.it
Climate change: Zambia encourages conservation farming
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African govts must prioritise modernisation of agriculture - IPPmedia

African govts must prioritise modernisation of agriculture IPPmedia African governments have been urged to tap into all the potential at their disposal as a way of strengthening the position of farmers, women and youth in value chains meant to...
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Healthy Food For A Healthy World: Leveraging Agriculture And Food To Improve Global Nutrition

A live stream of the 2015 Global Food Security Symposium. For more details, visit ...
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Young women give their opinions about their place in agriculture's future - ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Young women give their opinions about their place in agriculture's future - ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | FANRPAN | Scoop.it
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An agricultural champion's vision for AfDB | Devex

An agricultural champion's vision for AfDB | Devex | FANRPAN | Scoop.it
RT @nawsheenh: An agricultural champion's vision for @AfDB_Group http://t.co/zqi1oIQzGl via @devex @JennyLeiRavelo #youth #agriculture #ICT
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Tackle food insecurity with homegrown education, Food Prize delegates say

Tackle food insecurity with homegrown education, Food Prize delegates say | FANRPAN | Scoop.it

DES MOINES, Iowa (CIMMYT) – Africa must develop a strong educational infrastructure to address the challenges o

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Sustainable Agribusiness & Food Value Chains

http://www.fao.org/ag/ags/agribusiness-development/en/ Small-scale producers provide over 70% of the world’s food needs, while agribusinesses are one of th
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Africa: Food Crop Breeding Programmes Outpaced by Climate Change | AllAfrica

The current pipeline for breeding climate-ready maize varieties is not keeping pace with the rate of climate change, according to a new study by Andy Challinor from the Priestley International Centre for Climate at the University of Leeds, and researchers from Leeds, the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and the International Maize and Improvement Center (CIMMYT).

 


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Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Agriculture is feeding the world’s 7.3 billion people but at an unbearable social and environmental cost. Clayton Campanhola, Director of the FAO Plant Produ...

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Analysis: Are Young People the Answer to Africa's Food Security? - Inter Press Service

Analysis: Are Young People the Answer to Africa's Food Security? - Inter Press Service | FANRPAN | Scoop.it
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How has the role of women in agriculture changed over the years?

The rise of women-only farming groups over the past year has brought the role of females within the industry to the fore. But what is the reality? Read full article ...
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Large Youth Population Is Important for Agriculture, Says Agra - AllAfrica.com

Large Youth Population Is Important for Agriculture, Says Agra - AllAfrica.com | FANRPAN | Scoop.it
The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has come up with a report which reveals that Africa's large youth population could be its greatest asset.
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Uncertainties surround farming reform in Tanzania

Uncertainties surround farming reform in Tanzania | FANRPAN | Scoop.it
Source: voanews.com Several transnational corporations have come to Tanzania to invest in plantations in the country’s Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor, a region the size of Italy.
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EXPO Milano 2015 seminar on nutrition, food security and sustainable development | ACP

EXPO Milano 2015 seminar on nutrition, food security and sustainable development | ACP | FANRPAN | Scoop.it
RT @EUDevNews: EXPO Milano 2015 seminar on nutrition, food security and sustainable development http://t.co/B2Za5QlMho
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What is the role of Research in Global Food and Nutrition Security? We've launched an

What is the role of Research in Global Food and Nutrition Security? We've launched an online consultation today: http://europa.eu/!CP39Dg The discussion is ...
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Afternoon session: Global Food Security Symposium 2015

Afternoon session: Healthy Food For A Healthy World: Leveraging Agriculture And Food To Improve Global Nutrition.
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