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Research and Development
Understanding Innovation: The Development And Scaling Of Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato In Major African Food Systems.
All CountriesLow, J.W.; Thiele, G.

The development and scaling of orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) during the past 25 years is a case study of a disruptive innovation to address a pressing need – the high levels of vitamin A deficiency among children under five years of age in sub-Sa...

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Effect Of Processed Sweet Lupin (Lupinus Angustifolius) Grain Supplementation On Growth Performance And Socioeconomic Feasibility Of Doyogena Sheep In Ethiopia
EthiopiaHabite Tilaye, Bimrew Asmare, Fentahun Meheret, Me...

The experiment evaluated the effect of supplementing sheep fed natural pasture hay with processed sweet lupin grain on growth performance and its economic feasibility. The finding revealed that use of steamed lupin shown to improve the nutritive valu...

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Classification Of Forest Products 2022
All CountriesFAO

This statistical classification system for forest products enables the collection, compilation, analysis and dissemination of high-quality global data on forest products, including production, trade, and production capacity. It enables information th...

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Seed Yield And Quality Of Three Foundation Seed Models Under The Formal Seed System
MaliS. Dagnoko., F. Camara., N. Sangare., A. Aoga., G....

In Mali, smallholder farmers are generally not involved in foundation seed production which is dominated by the conventional public sector based models. These dominant models have so far failed to avail sufficient quantities of foundation seed especi...

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2022 Africa Agribusiness Outlook
All CountriesAGRA, KPMG, PIATA, BMGF, USAID and Rockefeller Fou...

This report builds on the inaugural 2020 Africa Agribusiness Outlook and presents the results of our conversations across the ecosystem. We increased the number of key countries for our one-on-one interviews and improved the online survey to cover ne...

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South Africa's Agricultural Sector Growth Conditions
South AfricaWandile Sihlobo

There has been a flurry of positive news about the past year's performance of South Africa's agricultural sector. There have also been questions about whether the sector could remain on a positive growth path in 2022 given the excessive rains at the...

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Crop Prospects And Food Situation Quarterly Global Report No.2, July 2022
All CountriesFAO, Reliefweb

In this situation report, FAO assesses that globally 46 countries, including 33 in Africa, 10 in Asia, two in Latin America and the Caribbean, and one in Europe, are in need of external assistance for food. Serious concerns also relate to East Africa...

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2022 Global Report On Food Crises
All CountriesGlobal Network Against Food Crises

The Global Food Report on Food Crises 2022

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CGIAR 2030 Research and Innovation Strategy: Transforming food, land, and water systems in a climate crisis
CGIAR System Organization

Food unites the world, and powers us forward. Today a powerful and unified global effort is needed to equip food systems to advance human and planetary health to their full potential. The climate crisis is at the forefront of threats to our ability t...

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What can we Really Learn from Sex-Disaggregated data?

During the past several years, we have been working intently on a field experiment with smallholder farmers in Uganda randomly assigned to get access to information in the form of short engaging videos. Because women and men are both involved in farm...

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Can Information Drive Demand for Safer Food? Impact of Brand-Specific Recommendations and Test Results on Product Choice
All CountriesSarah Wairimu Kariuki, Vivian Hoffmann

As an unobservable attribute, food safety is likely to be under-provided by markets where regulatory enforcement is weak. In such settings, stimulating consumer demand for safer food can potentially encourage market actors to invest in food safety.

Research and Development
Eco-Inclusive Enterprises Driving Green Recovery Pathways
All CountriesSEED

When the COVID-19 pandemic shook the world in 2020, global economic activities have been severely battered, progress towards achieving the SDGs has been threatened, and global efforts are now centred on moving towards medium and long-term sustainable...

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