Despite their potential, research has failed to prioritize indigenous vegetable species for improving food security, nutrition and income. The project worked with 1,200 farmers (50% women) who have formed 22 vegetable cooperative groups.
This brief describes programmes of research by the Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF) and presents emerging findings from the program’s first five years, in topics such as: new vaccines against livestock diseases (Sub-SahaPublished date2015
Building bottom-up accountability in an era of land grabbing in sub-saharan Africa : policy points and recommendations from Nigeria, Uganda, Mali and South Africa
This policy brief outlines recommendations resulting from a three-year action research programme undertaken by civil society organizations in collaboration with threatened communities of smallholder farmers and fishers.Published date2017