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Online discussion forum on sustainable crop production intensification (SCPI) of horticulture based systems (mainly fruits, vegetables, roots and tubers.)

How can we produce more with less? With this discussion forum, FAO aims to bring together experts of all levels from scientists who study the potential of sustainable crop production, to the practitioners who apply sustainable horticultural practices – to exchange their experiences, new findings and challenges faced. FAO recently …

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Call for papers: Multi-stakeholder Research & Innovation Platforms in Agricultural Research for Development

The African Journal of Rural Development (AFJRD) has dedicated a Supplementary Issue to research, processes and related works on multi-stakeholder engagements in Agricultural Research and Development (ARD) in an effort to promote dissemination of information to various stakeholders. This is, therefore, to invite submission of papers with a focus on …

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Sweet Potato Lessons: The Case for Homegrown Solutions

International “We have made significant progress,” says Dr. Mwanga, who speaks of “unleashing the potential” of the orange sweet potato across the continent. “The number of people consuming it is increasing rapidly.” That means more children are getting the vitamin A they need to keep their vision clear and young …

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