This book synthesizes ASB’s work over the past 20 years based upon all of the policy briefs that have been published over this period of time. This included a large number of policy briefs which have been published as a result of the REALU I, REALU II and SECURED Landscapes projects.
Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) help to facilitate mobilization of nutrients from soil to plant. The study was carried out in humid Rubavu and semi-arid Bugesera districts in Rwanda. We hypothesized that the presence of tree species in farming systems enhances mycorrhizal fungal density.
In 2014 the FoodAfrica programme will reach its half-way milestone. This means that it is time to start focusing on disseminating the results of the work packages implemented in the Programme countries.
The FoodAfrica Programme is soon approaching its halfway milestone, and registration to our Midterm Seminar in Helsinki in June will be opened next month. We had a very successful annual meeting in Kampala at the end of January.
FoodAfrica has reached its halfway. Since the launch of the programme in spring 2012, research and development activities have been underway and are expected to make important contributions to improve food security in sub-Saharan Africa.
Although it is in the nature of research to achieve results only towards the end of a project, much has already happened within FoodAfrica. This became evident at the midterm seminar in Helsinki in June, where the first results were presented and discussed.
World Agroforestry (ICRAF) is a centre of science and development excellence that harnesses the benefits of trees for people and the environment. Leveraging the world’s largest repository of agroforestry science and information, we develop knowledge practices, from farmers’ fields to the global sphere, to ensure food security and environmental sustainability...read more