1. 16/07/2019 Apaikunda is a mother of seven in the village of Ngyeku in Tanzania. Her husband has passed away, leaving her to care for the younger four of seven children on her own. In order to provide for them, Apaikunda works as a weeder for other people, as she does not own any land herself. The eldest...
  2. Équilibrer les besoins du bétail et la nécessité de garder les sols couverts est un défi permanent pour l’agriculture de conservation dans le monde entier. Lorsque les résidus de culture, l’herbe et les matériaux de paillage sont rares, la santé des animaux et celle du sol en soufrent. La...
  3. Les agriculteurs du sud du Niger ont mis en valeur 5 millions d’hectares de terres et augmenté la production alimentaire de plus de 500 000 tonnes par an en gérant naturellement les arbres et arbustes à l’aide de la Régénération Naturelle Assistée (RNA) par les Agriculteurs. Le mouvement RNA a...
  4. Abstract, Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa, 2018 With a few exceptions, comprehensive lists of alien plants that invade natural ecosystems are lacking in sub-Saharan Africa. Some available lists are either preliminary or localised, or focus on agricultural weeds. This study set...
  5. Creative Capacity Building suggests that the underlying principles of co-creation and crowd-sourcing-- typically applied to computer software development, corporate management, or high-end product design --can also be relevant to technology innovations aimed at ending poverty. This is only...
  6. Creative Capacity Building (CCB)is a model of teaching based on sparking innovation in participants. This approach was developed byInternational Development Innovation Network (IDIN)andMIT D-Lab. Twende-AISE has adopted it to help students and other community members to uncover challenges and...
  7. Small holder farmers in Africa do not currently have access to fast and reliable soil testing services, and as a result lack the necessary soil information to purchase the correct inputs for increasing their yields. To meet this need in Kenya, we have developed a professional Soil Testing and SMS...
  8. The sub-Saharan African Forest Genetic Resources (SAFORGEN) Programme covers three broad sub-regions in sub-Saharan Africa: West and Central Africa, Eastern Africa and Southern Africa. SAFORGEN seeks to enable people and institutions in sub-Saharan Africa to conserve and use existing forest...
  9. We are focused on providing the best user experience we can, helping you to discover answers to your inquiries quickly, effectively and precisely. We have a range of content on thePlantwise Knowledge Bank, including, posters, leaflets, video factsheets, etc. For ease of use, we have categorised...
  10. We are focused on providing the best user experience we can, helping you to discover answers to your inquiries quickly, effectively and precisely. We have a range of content on the Plantwise Knowledge Bank, including, posters, leaflets, video factsheets, etc. For ease of use, we have categorised...