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February 8, 2018Knowledge Portal
Youth involvement in agribusiness: Examples from Africa

This blog by The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) suggests that agribusiness can provide jobs for young people and help African countries achieve development goals. The blog highlights several successful youth-owned agribusinesses examples. It also builds on this online discussion: Engaging African Youth in Agribusiness in a Changing Climate, a platform to discuss critical issues facing African youths. »

December 20, 2017Knowledge Portal
Can agriculture create job opportunities for youth?

This blog reviews whether agriculture can provide job opportunities for youth. First, undoubtedly, the share of farming jobs is shrinking. Yet the process can only be sustained if labor productivity in farming increases, through innovation in production as well as better access to markets to sell the surplus. ICT is helping with both. »

December 13, 2017Knowledge Portal
Ending rural hunger: highlighting the particular food and nutrition security challenges faced by African nations

This blog series highlights the particular food and nutrition security challenges faced by African nations, policies in place and recommendations to improve the country strategy towards hunger eradication. This is done through six case studies in the Global Ending Rural Hunger project. »

November 29, 2017Knowledge Portal
NGOs in inclusive business: Contradiction or a complementarity?

This blog discusses why NGOs should engage in inclusive business and what role they can play. Many still think that traditional NGO work and business approaches are a contradiction. But NGOs have unique strengths and assets. »

November 23, 2017Knowledge Portal
Women, village chickens, and animal source food consumption in Timor-Leste

This blog discusses promotors and inhibitors of animal source food consumption in rural households. It focuses on the links between village chickens, maternal and child diets, and nutritional status in Timor-Leste. »

November 21, 2017Knowledge Portal
From farm to phone to table: A case study series explores the impact of digital tools on agriculture

This blog discusses a case study series, which highlights different approaches to digital tool adoption and how these tools impact organizational culture, operations and programming. A key focus of the series is on understanding the collective impact of digital tools while trying to assess the status quo without them. »