Fires raging across the Peruvian Amazon these past few months have consumed a region three times the size of Manhattan. Brought on by drought, the flames hit an Ashaninka Communal Reserve, home to 5,000 people, turning forests that ten communities rely on to cinders.
This policy brief discusses ways to scale up agroecological approaches and suggests actionable advice tailored for various stakeholders, including policy-makers, private sector, financial partners, research and development community and civil society. The brief focuses on how to design scaling up initiatives and provides success as well as failure stories.
CHEBORGEI, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Mid-morning in Cheborgei village in Kericho County - and against the stunning backdrop of vivid green fields of tea - some farmers were still plucking leaves while others packed tea into sacks ready for transportation to collection centers.
Vi vill inkludera ett ungdomsperspektiv på all vår verksamhet. Därför utser vi varje höst en referensgrupp bestående av sex unga och engagerade ungdomar från olika delar av landet som har i uppgift att bidra till verksamheten utifrån ett ungdomsperspektiv och som tillsammans vill arbeta för att stötta vår ungdomsverksamhet.
Chances of high value crops entering local, regional markets and beyond is, however, often constrained by quality, particularly for home garden smallholder farmer settings.
The purpose of the visit was to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between IGAD and SLU and to discuss possible areas of research collaboration.