Pan-African Grain Legume & World Cowpea Conference

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Multi-sector representatives from around the globe engaged in various facets of cowpea and grain legume value chains research – ranging from scientists and researchers to farmers, academics, students, and business people – are invited to participate in this joint conference to bring attention to the importance of pulses/grain legumes in improved nutrition and

Systems Research for Sustainable Intensification in Smallholder Agriculture

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In the context of systems research in agriculture, ‘system’ may apply to the farming system, the livelihood system or the agro-ecological system. This ‘system’ may also exist at different levels or scales (such as farm, community, national, regional or global).