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AfricaRice teams up with national partners to sustainably intensify rice-based systems in Africa

15 July 2019, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice), in close collaboration with national partners, has launched a high-potential project in which research will be put into effective use to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Africa by promoting a range of sustainable intensification and diversification innovations for rice-based systems, while reducing their … Continue reading

AfricaRice collabore avec les partenaires nationaux pour intensifier durablement les systèmes rizicoles en Afrique

15 juillet 2019, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Le Centre du riz pour l’Afrique (AfricaRice), en étroite collaboration avec les partenaires nationaux, a lancé un projet à fort potentiel dans le cadre duquel la recherche sera mise à profit pour améliorer les moyens d’existence des petits exploitants agricoles en Afrique par la promotion des innovations durables en matière d’intensification … Continue reading

Agro-based micro-enterprises hold promise for HIV/AIDS-affected farming communities in Africa

24 October 2007, COTONOU, Benin — Agro-based micro-enterprises, such as food processing and small livestock production, can offer economic security and a life of dignity to HIV/AIDS-affected farming communities in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This was emphasized by the multi-sectoral group of experts attending the international conference “From research to action: mitigating HIV/AIDS impacts on agriculture … Continue reading

WARDA Appoints New Assistant Director General for Research

24 September 2007, COTONOU, Benin —  After a rigorous selection process, Dr Marco Wopereis, of Dutch nationality, has been appointed as WARDA’s incoming Assistant Director General, Research & Development. He will take up his new functions in December 2007. Dr Wopereis has extensive experience in research and development related to integrated natural resource management, and … Continue reading