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Smallholder farming and irrigation

by Lashiola Kutya, NGO Pulse in 2012

This article is a collation of summaries of some presentations made at a seminar hosted by Afesis-corplan on Small Scale/Holder Agriculture in November 2011. Topics discussed included; permaculture, the role of agricultural technical institutions, de-agrarianisation versus job creation and...

by MEC for Rural Development and Agrarian Reform Zoleka Capa in 2012

Outlining departmental plans for rural development and food securith, the EC MEC for Rural Development and Agrarian Reform Zoleka Capa said the department had begun redeploying agriculture development technicians to the wards where their services are most needed. Agriculture scientists and...

by Clar Ni Chonghaile, The Guardian (Global Development) in 2012

A new Kenyan reality tv show - Shamba Shape-Up - does for Kenyan farms what 'Extreme Makeover' does for homes, and has made George Mungai, a softly spoken farmer and father of six into an unlikely TV star. From his compounded of houses made from wood and corrugated iron, Mungai reveals...

by John Belt, Wim Goris, AgriPro Focus Learning Alliance in 2012

This publication describes how the AgriPro Focus Learning Alliance improved farmer entrepreneurship in Ethiopia. Improving market relations means changing support relations. The successful farmers and NGOs in the Learning Alliance linked up with business partners and research institutes, thereby...

by Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) (ACP-EU Cotonou Agreement) in 2012
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6–9 November 2012, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Join CTA (ACP-EU Cotonou Agreement) from 6-9 November 2012 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to discuss the future of agricultural value chains. This unique four day event will bring together international...

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