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October 2011 Blog Posts (6)

The value of Gender Equality

This week I attended a workshop In Nairobi, Kenya that addressed the relationship between agriculture and Gender Equality. I realized that many of us implement ‘gender blind’ programmes and understanding of the importance of Gender Equality is vital if the coffee sector (and other agricultural sectors) is to achieve its potential.

Gender equality is a goal that has been accepted by governments and international organizations. It is enshrined in international agreements and…


Added by Julie Ndwiga on October 20, 2011 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Revised Agrodok 31 " Storage of agricultural products" now available

Agrodok 31 Storage of agricutural products…


Added by Lineke van Dongen on October 17, 2011 at 10:24am — 1 Comment

Great potential from ProClimate Challenge Winners

It has been a difficult task to choose between all the entries received, but after careful consideration by our judging panel, we can finally announce the winners for the ProClimate Challenge! The jury members evaluated the submissions based on its impact on climate change adaption and mitigation, the level of business-like approach, its replicability and scalability, the use of an integrated value chain approach, and the level of improvement of farmer’s livelihood…

Added by Progreso Network on October 13, 2011 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Agricultural Finance Yearbook 2010 Uganda- Marrying Finance and Farming

Very interesting and informative report posted by Agri-ProFocus about the financial sector in Uganda with a comprehensive review of the 2010 situation entitled "Agricultural Finance Yearbook 2010- Marrying Finance and Farming". Here is an excerpt from their post:

It is increasingly recognized, in Uganda, in…

Added by Scott Euser on October 10, 2011 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

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