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Africa RISING research trials yield impressive options for boosting smallholder farm profitability in Tanzania

Results from a cost-benefit-analysis of fifty-nine Africa RISING technologies  in Tanzania show that almost all of the technologies being tested by the project are better than the base technologies currently used by farmers. 173 more words


Visit Kenya, Explore the new journey of life

Kenya is a beautiful country, with stunning beaches and a large number of wildlife parks and reserves.Kenya is best known for its wide savannas teeming with lions and elephants, but most travelers don’t know that it’s also home to mountains, lakes, rain forests, deserts and beaches, each with its own unique ecosystem and wildlife. 455 more words


ILRI vacancy: Research Associate - Gender (closing date: 23 October 2015)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Research Associate – Gender to provide research support to the Gender team at ILRI. This includes data collection and analysis, synthesizing research findings related to gender and value chains and writing reports. 665 more words


Mother Africa - Off To Kenya

I haven’t set foot in East Africa since I was 16 and didn’t care about anything other than running away from insects, being judged by everyone and the state of my nails. 115 more words


RISING voices: Victor Manyong, Chair Africa RISING ESA Steering Committee and Director for IITA Eastern Africa Hub

Victor Manyong, is the Africa RISING East and Southern Africa Project Steering Committee Chair. He is also the Director for Eastern Africa Regional Hub and Leader of the social science research group at the… 950 more words


"Grandmother" In rural Southwest Uganda 2015

“Grandmother” taken in rural Southwest Uganda 2015.

Perhaps not one of my most creative photographs, but the presence of colour on her clothing and the dignified look on her face really makes this one stand out. 24 more words


Does livestock ownership affect animal source foods consumption and child nutritional status in Uganda

In many developing countries, consumption of animal source foods among the poor is still at a level where increasing its share in total caloric intake may have many positive nutritional benefits. 84 more words