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July 5, 2018Knowledge Portal
10 best bet innovations for adaptation in agriculture

This working paper aims to identify best bet innovations for adaptation in agriculture, which can help achieve food security under a changing climate, while also delivering co-benefits for environmental sustainability, nutrition and livelihoods. »

June 13, 2018Knowledge Portal
Food waste for livestock feeding: Feasibility, safety, and sustainability implications

This article describes an analysis to demonstrate the feasibility, safety and sustainability implication of recovering food waste for animal feeding (ReFeed). ReFeed is a vialbe option that has the potential to simultainiously address waste management, food security and resource and environmental challenges. »

June 5, 2018Knowledge Portal
Land right as a critical factor in donor agricultural investments: Constraints and opportunities for YieldWise in Kenya’s mango value chain

This article provides an overview of the land tenure situation concerning Kenyan mango farmers. The two main issues raised are the risks born of the tenure insecure situations of women and youth. »

May 21, 2018Knowledge Portal
Youth mobility, food security and rural poverty reduction

This report describes the FAO project Youth mobility, food security and rural poverty reduction, which was successfully completed in February 2018. The Project aimed at improving the understanding of rural migration by filling evidence gaps on the determinants and impacts of migration in rural areas and at promoting better policy integration between migration, agriculture and rural development. »

April 25, 2018Knowledge Portal
Farmers’ perspectives: Impact of climate change on African indigenous vegetable production in Kenya

This study aims to understand farmers’ perceptions of how the climate is changing is vital to anticipating its impacts. Famers were aware of the moderate effect of climate on AIVs. The current volatility in rainfall patterns has made it difficult for farmers to plan their cropping calendare to suit the changes. »

March 12, 2018Knowledge Portal
Inclusion of gender in Africa’s climate change policies and strategies

This article aims at reviewing climate change related policies and strategies in East and West Africa through a gendered lens. The article examined commonality in policies, while recognizing the complexity in the social, economic and ecological systems of each country. »