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November 15, 2018Research project
Report of “Business Symposium Day”

In September 2018, the ARF project AGRI-QUEST partnered with Makerere University Business School in organizing the 23rd Annual International Management Conference. AGRI-QUEST co-organized and coordinated the conference’s “Business Symposium Day” where the project presented their outcomes to a wide audience.  »

First steps in Healthy Cows, Healthy Food, Healthy Environment project
November 2, 2018Research project
First steps in Healthy Cows, Healthy Food, Healthy Environment project

In the first year of the Applied Research Fund project “Healthy Cows, Healthy Food, Healthy Environment” in Ethiopia, important first steps have been made. Main objective of the project is to improve the milk quality and milk quality in terms of chemical (antibiotic) residues. This is done in two ways: by enhancing the laboratory control capacity and »

Report of workshop on resilience of inland fishing in Benin
October 31, 2018Research project
Report of workshop on resilience of inland fishing in Benin

In the context of the ARF project “Improving resilience of inland fisher communities in Benin” ACED, LHA and ACWFS organized a workshop on September 18, to improve knowledge exchange with policymakers and to strengthen their engagement in the sector. During the workshop six key messages were formulated. »

Grafting: A way to boost tomato harvests from low-quality trees
October 30, 2018Research project
Grafting: A way to boost tomato harvests from low-quality trees

The grafting technology is largely being promoted under the Applied Research Fund project “Improved Resilience through Sustainable Production of Grafted Tomatoes in Uganda (IRESO)”. Grafting transforms low quality fruit trees into the high yielding commercial varieties. Many tropical fruit trees, including tomatoes, mango, avocado and orange, perform better when farmers merge good fruiting characteristics with »

F&BKP newsletter July 2018 (#04)
July 9, 2018News
F&BKP newsletter July 2018 (#04)

In its July newsletter the F&BKP presents an extensive report about the IOB dialogue on the Dutch food security policy review, with summary and outcomes. Also the Youth and Agripreneurship workshop, including Youth caravan and Youth market, which the Platform co-organized during foodFIRST, are highlighted. »

Report ARF-3 projects International workshop and public seminar in Addis Ababa
July 5, 2018Knowledge activity
Report ARF-3 projects International workshop and public seminar in Addis Ababa

The Third International Workshop of the Applied Research Fund (ARF) took place from February 13 till 16, 2018 in Addis Ababa. The focus of this workshop was to enhance research impact for Food and Nutrition Security by strengthening the competence of ARF project consortium members in the areas of theory of change development, impact pathways, knowledge co-creation, and research uptake. »