Other others products

Developing Ground Nut Value Chains

April 2013

This series of the Agricultural Council of Tanzania’s newsletter covers the partnership to develop a groundnut value chain, namely through prioritising, defining and refining related research and development questions.

Source: actanzania.or.tz

http://www.actanzania.or.tz/files/newsletter/ACT-Newsletter-English-April-June-2013.pdf

Presentation – Adding value locally through differentiated fish product

September 25, 2015

Lovin Kobusingye, Managing Director, Kati Farms Uganda  explains how here research led her to make an innovative and successful product: the fish sausage. Watch the video.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

https://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2015/09/bb42-kobusingye-en.pdf

Presentation – Pioneering a local food processing industry for improved nutrition

September 25, 2015

Simone Zoundi, CEO of Sodepal, Burkina Faso explains the link between agricultural research and improved nutrition. Watch the video.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

https://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2015/09/bb42-zoundi-en.pdf

Presentation – Cattle and maize production supplied to local market

September 25, 2015

Tepsy Ntseoane from Eve’s Eden Farming Enterprise presents her case of supplying cattle and maize to her local market in South Africa. Watch the video.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

https://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2015/09/bb42-ntseoane-en.pdf

Presentation – Drivers of success in biortification: the case of Iron-biofortified beans in Rwanda

May 20, 2015

Lister Katsvairo, Country Manager of HarvestPlus, Rwanda highlights that researxh is one of the drivers of success in biofortification. Watch the video.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

https://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/bb41-katsvairo-en.pdf 

CTA Reader – Improving nutrition through accountability, ownership and partnerships

May 20, 2015

Brussels Development Briefing n.41 on the subject of “Improving nutrition through accountability, ownership and partnerships”.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

https://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/cta-reader-bb41.pdf

Presentation – Best practices in measuring impact of agriculture on nutrition

May 20, 2015

Boitshepo Giyose, Senior Nutrition Officer, ESNP, FAO underlines importance of having indicators to measure agricultural progress and chart best practice. Watch the video.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

https://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/bb41-giyose-en.pdf

Presentation – the global nutrition report: improved accountability and ownership

May 20, 2015

Lawrence Haddad, Senior Researcher, IFPRI reveals the key findings of the Global Nutrition Report and highlights the need for continued and consistent research on the subject. Watch the video.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

https://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/bb41-haddad-en.pdf

Presentation – Overview of undernutrition & malnutrition

May 20, 2015

Marie Ruel, Director, Division Poverty, Health and Nutrition, IFPRI reminds that in order to assess nutrition, research needs to be carried out in order to achieve progress. Watch the video.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

https://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/bb41-ruel-en.pdf

Presentation – Data: the next revolution for agriculture in ACP countries?

February 18, 2015

The introductory remarks Alhaji Muhammad Mumuni, former ACP Secretary-General  underscore the important role of data acquisition in ACP countries. Watch the video.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

https://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/bb40_sgs-remarks-brussels-policy-briefing-no-40-brussels-18-february-2015_translate.pdf

Presentation – Data: the next revolution for agriculture in ACP countries?

February 18, 2015

Michael Hailu Director of CTA  underscores the crucial role datat plays in tackling key agricultural issues in ACP countries. Watch the video.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

https://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/bb40_data-revolution_opening-remarks-michael-hailu.pdf

Presentation – What could the data revolution bring to agriculture in ACP countries?
February 18, 2015

Chris Addison, Senior Coordinator, Knowledge Management explains how data is the very essence of identifying and overcoming issues related to agricultural development. Watch the video.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

https://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/bb40-addison-boto-en.pdf

Presentation – Data for Development: Evidence and Policy
February 18, 2015

Morten Jerven, Associate Professor, Simon Fraser University. Watch the video.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

https://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/bb40-jerven-en.pdf

Presentation – Can data revolution improve food security?

February 18, 2015

Maximo Torero, Division Director of the Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Watch the video.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

https://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/bb40-torero-en.pdf

Presentation – Strengthening statistical capacity in ACP countries: lessons learned
February 18, 2015

Pietro Gennari, Chief Statistician and Director FAO Statistics Division. Watch the video.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

https://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/bb40-gennari-en.pdf

Presentation – Open data for Africa and the Africa Information Highway (AIH)
February 18, 2015

Adam Abdoulaye, Expert, Statistical Capacity Building Division, African Development Bank. Watch the video.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

https://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/bb40-abdoulaye-en.pdf

Presentation – Precision agriculture in Africa

February 18, 2015
Ulrich Adam, EU Secretary General at CEMA – European Agricultural Machinery explains the challenges and opportunities for precision farming. Watch the video.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

https://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/bb40-adam-en.pdf

CTA’s ICT Update Publication

February 2015

This CTA publication, ‘Data revolution for Agriculture’ shows how researchers contribute to and are also set to benefit from data collection.

Source: ictupdate.cta.int

http://ictupdate.cta.int/content/download/35690/279824/file/ICT_Update_Issue_79_ENGLISH_6FEB1_lowres+%281%29.pdf

Presentation – Data-driven farming in Africa

September 16, 2014

Maximo Torero, Division Director of the Markets, Trade & Institutions, IFPRI explains how data use can increase resilience of food systems against crises.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

https://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2015/09/ssa_fsp-presentation_long-copy.pptx

Presentation – The benefits of Open data for agriculture

September 16, 2014

Chris Addison, Senior Coordinator, Knowledge Management, CTA

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

https://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2015/09/addison_data-presentation-copy.pptx

Presentation – The role of mobile applications in data use for agriculture

September 16, 2014

Ben Addom, ICT4D Programme Coordinator, CTA shows the revolutionary role that mobile applications have in data collection and use for agriculture.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

https://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2015/09/data_brussels_addom_final-copy.ppt

CTA Reader- Agricultural Transformation in Africa

November 25, 2014

This reader gives a thorough overview of the main issues and opportunities for agricultural transformation in Africa.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

http://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/br36_reader_realising-the-promise-of-agriculture_eng_rev1.pdf

CTA Reader - Farmer-driven research to improve food and nutrition security

November 14, 2014

This reader gives a deep insight into the main policy issues concerning farmer-driven research to improve food and nutrition security.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

http://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2013/11/reader-34-farmer-driven-research-en.pdf

Farmers’ organisations as interface for a farmer-driven research

November 14, 2014

Cees van Rij, Agriterra on behalf of AgriCord. Watch the  video.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

http://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2013/11/br34_cees-van-rij1.pdf

Participatory research by farmers through innovative Farmer Field Schools

November 14, 2014

Jean-Pierre Busogoro, Belgian Development Agency (BTC), Rwanda. Watch the video.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

http://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2013/11/br34_busogoro.pdf

Monitoring the progress of Maputo commitments towards agriculture

October 02, 2013

Kalilou Sylla, Executive Secretary, ROPPA, West Africa. Watch the video.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

http://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2013/10/br33_sylla.pdf

Successes in agriculture and structural transformation in Africa

October 02, 2013

Ousmane Badiane, Director for Africa, International Food Policy Research Institute. Watch the video.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

http://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2013/10/br33_badiane.pdf 

African agriculture in a changing global context: lessons learned

October 02, 2013

Steve Wiggins, Researcher, Agricultural Development and Policy Programme, ODI. Watch the video.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

http://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2013/10/br33_wiggins.pdf

Catalyzing Agricultural performance as a force for economic and social transformation
October 02, 2013

Martin Bwalya, Head of the NEPAD Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme. Watch the video.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

http://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2013/10/br33_martin-bwalya.pdf

Job creation and entrepreneurship development in rural/farming communities

October 02, 2013

Ms Charity Mariene, Agricultural Counsellor, Embassy of Kenya. Watch the video.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

http://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2013/10/br33_songa_mariene.pdf

Agricultural resilience — what we know and what we need to know

March 04, 2013

Sir Gordon Conway, Professor of International Development, Imperial College London. Watch the video.

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

http://www.slideshare.net/brusselsbriefings/1-conway-conway-agricultural-resilience

The role of young Researchers in setting the ARD research agenda

June 16, 2010

Peter Mwaura, Researcher, Young Professional’s Platform for Agricultural research (YPARD). 

Source: brusselsbriefings.com

http://brusselsbriefings.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/ypard-policy-and-ard.ppt

Farmers ‘organisations and agricultural research for the development of Africa :roles , complementation  with other actors and institutionalisation of partnership

The objective of this report is to capitalize on the debates held during the workshop entitled “Farmers ‘ organizations and agricultural research for the development of Africa: roles, complementation  with other actors and institutionalisation of partnership” organized on September 27th  2011 in Brussels in the context of PAEPARD project.

http://www.csa-be.org/IMG/pdf_OP_et_recherche_agricole_pour_le_developpement_en_Afrique_-_Synthese_atelier_CSA_2011.pdf

  • African Forum for agricultural research(AFAR) : framework for agricultural productivity in Africa

The presentation of the framework for agricultural productivity in Africa is the result of numerous consulting jobs carried out among various stakeholders at different levels in Africa.

http://www.caadp.net/pdf/FAAP_French.pdf

  • Inter- networking : invest in research, invest for the future

A document  produced  by the Magazine »Grain de sel sur la Recherche agricole ».

http://www.inter-reseaux.org/IMG/pdf_GdS29_Recherche_agricole.pdf

  • Can agricultural research help in feeding of the world?

Analysis by Carlos Perez Del Castillo, the President of CGIAR, on the present role of Agricultural research in global food insecurity

http://www.inter-reseaux.org/ressources-thematiques/article/est-ce-que-la-recherche-agricole

  • Agricultural R&  D IN Africa in the new millennium :a progress for some, challenges for others

The IFPRI has done an inventory of the resources allotted to the funding of agricultural research.

http://www.ifpri.org/sites/default/files/publications/pr24fr.pdf

  • Which sustainable funding mechanisms for agricultural research in Sub-Saharan Africa?
  • Which sustainable financing mechanisms for agricultural research in Sub-Saharan Africa?

The author of this article analyses the subsequent risks due to the absence of public funds in the funding of agricultural research.

 http://www.inter-reseaux.org/IMG/pdf/5.13_dossier_zoundi.pdf

Alston, J. 2010. The benefits from agricultural research and development, innovation, and productivity growth. OECD Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Working Papers No. 31. OECD. Paris. http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/agriculture-and-food/the-benefits-from-agricultural-research-and-development-innovation-and-productivity-growth_5km91nfsnkwg-en