Is Farming Really Cool? Re-evaluating young farmers’ needs and perspectives of the Kenyan agricultural landscape

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James Ogweno and Catherine Mungai Young people will determine the future of Kenya – “Nearly 80 per cent of Kenya’s population is aged below 35 years. This population is also the best educated in the history of this country, with about 80 per cent having post primary school education. The future of this country, especially… Read more »

Climate-smart agriculture partnership for Africa (CSAP)

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The Climate-Smart Partnership for Africa (CSAP Africa) is a voluntary arrangement that brings together regional economic communities (RECs), governments, private sector, international, regional and national inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), civil society organisations, farmer organizations, regional and national agricultural and climate research systems and farmers committed to transforming Africa’s agriculture in a changing climate through… Read more »

Farmers single out indicators for adopting climate-smart agriculture

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By Caroline Mwongera (CIAT)   “Our soils are very good!” reiterated participants in five participatory workshops conducted in Nwoya district, Northern Uganda. These workshops were organized by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) in April 2015. The aim was understand the criteria farmers use to prioritize agricultural practices; develop a prioritized list of Climate-Smart… Read more »