Maize, rice, beans, cassava, sweet potato, fish and groundnuts are among the most important food commodities in Malawi. Losses along the post harvest (PH) chains are fuelled by inefficiencies in handling, storage and preservation methods.
Access to extension services was found to be an important factor for adoption of post harvest (PH) technologies in Benin. Consequently, there is need to give more impetus to outreach programmes.Published date2013
Journal articlesBiodiversity DNA BARCODING SPECIES IDENTIFICATION INTERNATIONAL BARCODE OF LIFE (iBOL) DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
The International Barcode of Life (iBOL) project, received a funding boost of $35 million from Canadian agencies for a 26-nation effort to collect specimens, sequence their DNA, and build an informatics platform using digital bar codes to store anPublished dateFriday, April 2, 2010 - 04:00
Journal articlesBiodiversity DNA BARCODING SPECIES IDENTIFICATION INTERNATIONAL BARCODE OF LIFE (iBOL)
Researchers are quickly amassing barcodes or identifiers for a database of life forms, and developing new informatics tools and technologies.Published dateSaturday, January 2, 2010 - 05:00
KariaNet : knowledge access for rural interconnected people; a regional knowledge network for the near East and North Africa - devolution study
KariaNet: Knowledge Access for Rural Interconnected People: A Regional Knowledge Network for the Near East and North Africa was founded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the International Development Research CentrePublished dateMonday, April 2, 2012 - 04:00
Over the past five years, IDRC's Rural Poverty and Environment (RPE) program initiative has funded a number of projects in eastern and southern Africa.
Strengthening Research Capacity to Enhance Natural Resources Management and Improve Rural Livelihoods (sub-Saharan Africa)
This project aims to strengthen the capacity of national agricultural research and extension systems (NARES) in Africa to apply participatory approaches and cutting-edge ideas to research for development.