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The importance of an early reality check - Asking cocoa farmers about pruning
January 18, 2018Research project
The importance of an early reality check – Asking cocoa farmers about pruning

Ambra Tosto is a PhD Candidate at Wageningen University and Research working on the NWO Global Challenges Programme (GCP) project called “Cocoa crop improvement, farms and markets: a science-based approach to sustainably improving farmer food security in West Africa”.  She has written this story of change following the GCP training on November 1, 2017, facilitated by Perspectivity. »

Art in the lab: ‘Colourful’ bacteria in traditional Zambian products
January 18, 2018Research project
Art in the lab: ‘Colourful’ bacteria in traditional Zambian products

Anneloes Groenenboom is a PhD student in the Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University and involved in the NWO Global Challenges Programme (GCP) project called “Zambian traditional fermented foods”.  She has written this Story of change following the GCP training on November 1, 2017, facilitated by Perspectivity. Art in the lab Research with microbes usually does not »

Your research can have more impact than you may expect - Why are Brazilian cattle breeders interested in crossbred pigs
January 18, 2018Research project
Your research can have more impact than you may expect – Why are Brazilian cattle breeders interested in crossbred pigs

Claudia Sevillano is a genetics researcher involved in the NWO Global Challenges Programme (GCP) project called “Locally adapted pork production in Brazil versus the Netherlands”. She has written this story of change following the GCP training on November 1, 2017, facilitated by Perspectivity. »

Podcast
December 21, 2017Research project
Podcast “Hope in Kisumu”

The podcast “Hope in Kisumu” is a story from the Women Food Entrepreneurs project in Kenya and Burkina Faso. The project aims to build inclusive business models for food security in the city slums of Kisumu and Ouagadougou. »

Development of two pilot allotment gardens in two cities of Benin
November 14, 2017Research project
Development of two pilot allotment gardens in two cities of Benin

In the framework of the GCP project “Allotment gardens and food security in urban Africa” two allotment pilots are being developed to assess their impact on food security of urban poor. After a long search with the support of local authorities, two sites have been found in Benin, at Calavi and Porto-Novo. »

Business models Ethiopian and Kenyan dairy chains
November 8, 2017Research project
Business models Ethiopian and Kenyan dairy chains

Summary: This research project “Inclusive and climate smart business models in Ethiopian and Kenyan dairy value chains” is connected to the CCAFS project “Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions” (NAMA) for Dairy Development in Kenya. NAMA supports stakeholders in Kenya to design/pilot activities to reduce GHG emissions from dairy production. Despite the many initiatives in the dairy »