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March 4, 2015Knowledge Portal
Final report for the International Symposium on Agroecology for Food Security and Nutrition

The final report of the two-day international symposium on Agroecology for Food Security and Nutrition provides an overview of the Symposium and the COAG side-event. It gives insight into the key points discussed in the different sessions: ecological approaches, building synergies, people and economics, agro-ecology in practice: country examples by farmers and farmers’ associations and dialogue on ecological processes and health and nutrition. »

March 3, 2015Knowledge Portal
Seed systems, science and policy in East and Central Africa

This CTA publication (PDF) provides insights into the various seed systems and their policy environments and value chain actors including universities, enterprises, farmers and women’s and regulatory and other support agencies. The paper also discusses the challenges faced in improving seed quality and availability in East and Central Africa. »