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Call to action to preserve genetic diversity in our forests

The first-ever edition of The State of the World's Forest Genetic Resources report has found that half of all the world’s utilized forest species are under threat.

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Call to action to preserve genetic diversity in our forests
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FAO has released the first ever State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources report, highlighting the need to conserve these valuable resources and how the World Agroforestry Centre is helping to generate knowledge about them

Resilience and the role of agroforestry

Resilience – the ability to adapt to stress and adversity -is a relatively new concept when it comes to how people and ecosystems survive adverse weather conditions.

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Resilience and the role of agroforestry
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The resilience of people and ecosystems is discussed at an international conference and in a publication focusing on trees in the drylands of East Africa

How nutrition is evolving and the role of trees

Bees have known it all along: simply by feeding a particular larva royal jelly, they­­ can change its destiny from worker to queen.

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How nutrition is evolving and the role of trees
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In people like in bees, diet is a powerful force

ICRAF staff from Eastern and Southern Africa regions get together

The merger between ICRAF’s East and Southern Africa (ESAf) regions is part of a restructuring programme that seeks to not only facilitate operational efficiency, but al

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ICRAF staff from Eastern and Southern Africa regions get together
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Elizabeth Kariuki, ICRAF’s Executive Manager takes the participants through a session on contracts and grants

International Women’s Day 2014: Inspiring Change

On 8th of March, the world celebrates International Women’s Day, as it has since 1911 when women were absolutely invisible in the public sphere of work and polity.

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International Women’s Day 2014
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Equality for women is progress for all

Goat rearing, an incentive for strengthening farmer groups: Lessons and experiences from Embu, Eastern Kenya

The Strengthening Rural Institutions project (SRI) being implemented in three countries (Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania) in the  Eastern and Southern Africa region, fa

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Goat rearing, an incentive for strengthening farmer groups: Lessons and experiences from Embu, Eastern Kenya
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Goat rearing, an incentive for strengthening farmer groups: Lessons and experiences from Embu, Eastern Kenya

Dr. Jonathan Muriuki appointed as Kenyan Country Representative for the East & Southern Africa region of ICRAF

To the fraternity of Eastern and Southern Africa and the rest of ICRAF at large, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr.

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Dr. Jonathan Muriuki appointed as Kenyan Country Representative for the East & Southern Africa region of ICRAF
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Dr. Jonathan Muriuki appointed as Kenyan Country Representative for the East & Southern Africa region of ICRAF

The East Africa Dairy Development Project (EADD) Phase II Launch in Uganda

The phase II of the East Africa dairy development project is going to be a five year (2014-2018) dairy sector intervention designed to help 136,000 smallholder farm fam

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The East Africa Dairy Development Project (EADD) Phase II Launch in Uganda
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Mr. William Matovu giving a key note address during the launch of EADD II at Kampala Serena Hotel

Tackling obstacles, catalysing linkages, and developing synergies: The Global Landscapes Forum

According to a 2011 IFAD report, approximately five million smallholder farmers provide over 80% of the food consumed in large pa

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Tackling obstacles, catalysing linkages, and developing synergies: The Global Landscapes Forum
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Outcomes of the Global Landscapes Forum and integrating the landscape approach with future projects.
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