Smallholder agriculture

Final report: SIANI African Biochar Expert Group

This report summarizes the work of the SIANI Expert Group on African Biochar. It presents the completed activities during the period of Expert Group funding and gives an outlook of additional activities yet to come.

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Agriculture For Impact

The digital transformation of agriculture and other sectors has been occurring for a while now but there is much potential still to be discovered. These video resources not only discuss new ways digital technology can be harnessed but the challenges we face in utilising Information and Communications Technology for broader social change.

Moving Africa Towards a Knowledge Based Bio-economy; How Can Sweden Assist?

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Emerging both as a result of the global resource squeeze and recent bio-science achievements, Knowledge Based Bio-economy is increasingly seen as an opportunity for sustainable economic growth based on renewable resources. Bio-economy is a way to move away from the fossil fuel based economy, revitalize rural development and promote circular economy.

IFAMR Special Issue Call for Papers: Linking Smallholders & Large Agro-businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa

This special issue of the IFAMR will explore the enabling conditions, impacts, and support mechanisms for linking larger enterprises to smallholder farmers. Specifically the editors seek research articles and teaching case studies that: