The Agridiet Resource Centre highlights a selection of the latest research on Agriculture and Nutrition in Africa from a broad range of research organisations - not just those involved in the Agridiet project. All the documents shown are freely available to download. This service is provided in partnership with IDS Knowledge Services using open data supplied by Eldis.
Based on documentation produced for a “Workshop on Gender and Participation in Agricultural Planning: Harvesting Best Practices”, held in Rome on 8 -12 December, 1997. The workshop was organized by the FAO Women in Development Service to evaluate experiences in gender sensitive participatory rural appraisal, in assuring women a voice in cultures where men dominate […]
Report is an analytical attempt to highlight areas of comparative advantage and disadvantage in various East African countries and suggest ways in which these countries could improve regional and individual competitiveness in production and trade via optimal resource allocation. Its summary of findings on competitiveness of Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania in producing coffee, maize, beans, […]
Discusses the debate around farmers’ management of local plant genetic resources. It seek to develop a theoretical framework for analysing farmers management of plant genetic resources using examples from fieldwork carried out in 1995-1997 among farmers in Tanzania with a focus on the 1994/95 growing season. The study is part of a research programme involving […]
Papers on several main developments and issues that either persist or are emerging in the area of human resources for agricultural and rural development. Topics are:the struggle of some regions to shift from centralised economies to privatisation and the free market and the implications for the agricultural advisory servicesthe growing impact of HIV on African […]