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ICT in Agriculture Sourcebook - Connecting Smallholders to Knowledge, Networks, and Institutions

Information and communication have always mattered in agriculture. Ever since people have grown crops, raised livestock, and caught fish, they have sought information from one another. What is the most effective planting strategy on steep slopes? Where can I buy the improved seed or feed this year? How can I acquire a land title? Who is paying the highest price at the market?

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Integrated Soil Fertility Management in Africa: From Microbes to Markets

Integrated Soil Fertility Management in Africa: From Microbes to Markets

The conference seeks to improve both scientific and practical understanding of how biological, organic and mineral resources are best integrated in the management of agricultural soils by African smallscale farmers.

Specific themes include:

“Vegetables: From Seed to Table and Beyond” - 31st International Vegetable Training Course

AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center

AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center's 31st International Vegetable Training Course aims to enhance technical, scientific and managerial skills of the participants to contribute to sustainable development of their countries through increased production and consumption of health-promoting vegetables.

South at the Steering Wheel - Seminar and workshop on large scale tropical biofuel investment

Oilpalm in Borneo - Photo by MontegoBay

The goal of the day is to use a number of presentations in the morning on related topics to develop a common base in the formation of guidelines for an informed update on crucial topics for advancement in the field. These topics, together with written instructions, will then be handed out to scholars for developing a set of policy papers on the issues involved.

Alertnet - In Focus: Hungry World

A very nice interactive feature article on 'Solutions for a Hungry World'.