Recently the professional debate has shifted from increasing income and local availability of nutrient-dense foods to reducing food insecurity and malnutrition. However, food preferences and traditions are more and more recognised as important factors. A new working paper shows how to integrate nutrition-related activities into agricultural value chain programs.
This first of a six parts webinar series introduced the new ValueLinks 2.0 manual and provided an overview of the topics it covers -- Recording available
The webinar had a look at selected topics of the new ValueLinks 2.0 manual. Participants were invited to suggest areas for a close-up at the upcoming series of webinars on agricultural value chains
The phone rings. It’s the German embassy: “Where are the Chinese active?” — Evidently, there's a lack of profound information about China's cooperation with Africa. A webinar shed light on the top-ranking donor, rectifying skewed and outdated perceptions
Ken Lohento presented concrete options for agriculture development projects to make proper use of ICTs to create thought-after employment along agri-value chains in rural areas
Gerd Fleischer describes the direction of agricultural research and policy advice provided by GIZ to ministries in Germany and developing countries
The SEWOH programme presents popular recipes, rich in vitamins, proteins and minerals and prepared by local people
À l'initiative conjointe du programme mondial « Sécurité alimentaire et renforcement de la Résilience » et du Conseil de l’Alimentation et de la Nutrition, a eu lieu à Possotomè au Bénin, les 17 et 18 août 2017, une conférence nationale sur la sécurité alimentaire
Each year 20m youths will be entering African labour market in the coming decades, while only 3m are expected to be able to find jobs. In this in-depth interview the manager of the sector project Agricultural Policy and Food Security, calls for more innovative initiative to ensure that these generations will have an opportunity for a better life.
Why is Cameroon importing rice when it has suitable land to grow it? To find employment youths shouldn't specialise in trading rice but be supported growing it.