Our outputs

The Link vol. 8 May 2015

Regional planning meeting aims to boost coordination and cohesion for Eastern and Southern Africa region

TropiTree - Tropical Tree Expressed Transcripts, SSR Markers and Primer Pairs

TropiTree contains the assembled expressed transcripts from an RNA-seq study of a set of 24 important tropical tree species, along with the microsatellites discovered within them and primer pairs designed to the microsatellite markers.

Useful Tree Species for Africa

This tool enables you to select useful tree species for planting anywhere in Africa using Google Earth. In 2012, we prepared an updated version of this tool, especially enhancing the information provided in the "species selector" spread sheets.

Guidelines to Good Nursery Practice

At the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), we see that the future of trees is on farms, but what will that future hold if farmers do not have access to high quality seed and seedlings? The opportunity for significant economic development will be missed.

5Capitals toolkit

The 5Capitals toolkit provides those interested in value chain development with an innovative framework for assessing outcomes and impacts.The framework focuses on understanding the needs and circumstances of smallholders and local enterprises engaged in value chain development and helping stakeholders in value chain development to design interventions that better respond to these actors.

Guides for value chain development: A comparative review

This book provides helps readers to better understand the options available when selecting a guide, or tool, for value chain development (VCD). The book compares the concepts and methods endorsed and assesses the strengths and limitations of the guides for steering development practice.

Assessing impacts of value chain development on poverty: A case study companion to the 5Capitals tool

The 5Capitals tool, developed jointly by an alli­ance of research and development organizations, addresses this shortcoming by proposing an asset-based approach to assess the poverty impacts of VCD.

5Capitals: A tool for assessing the poverty imact of value chain development

5Capitals facilitates learning about the potential of value chain development (VCD) to strengthen rural livelihoods and improve business performance.

African Orphan Crops Consortium

'Orphan crops' are African food crops such as millet, sorghum and cassava, among many others that are primarily grown for subsistence as they are not commercially viable. This fact has made researchers and industries to neglect them.

REDD Abacus SP

REDD Abacus SP is a public domain software developed by the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) to:

Monitoring & Evaluation Tools

The overall design of the Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) system for land-use planning implementation in Papua comprises two aspects;
  1. Developing the design of the M&E system of planning at the regency level and,
  2. Developing the initial design of Principles, Cr

Land Use Planning for Low Emission Development Strategy (LUWES)

Land Use Planning for Low Emission Development Strategy (LUWES) is a platform for developing a multiple stakeholder decision-making process to establish land use plans for sustainable development, which can reduce greenhouse gas emissions from land-based activity while simultaneously maintaining economic growth.