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  • Climate smart initiatives attract sustenance support
    Farmers participating in climate smart watersheds in Makueni County in Kenya have attracted support from the World Food Proramme to store their farm produce as a measure to earn competitive prices. The group are now proud owners of a store worth Kshs 1 million (about US$11,000) with a capacity to...
  • New policy places women, youth at centre of agriculture
    Clarifying the gender roles and relations of women, men and youth to achieve maximum value from agriculture to eradicate poverty, and hunger is one of the immediate ends ASARECA is out to achieve through gender mainstreaming.  As part of this effort, ASARECA has developed a Gender Policy to create...
  • Kenya minister hails FARA, ASARECA, CORAF and CCARDESSA on climate change initiatives
    Political leaders, researchers and socio-economists in Africa have been urged to address climate change related challenges by seizing opportunities that come with it to benefit communities. Addressing delegates during the “Continental conference on enhancing regional and continental collaboration...
  • How to make science change lives: ASARECA, FARA take on the puzzle
    ASARECA and FARA are out to ensure that agricultural innovations make impact in peoples’ lives. The two institutions plan to achieve this by removing human capital related bottlenecks to the delivery agricultural innovations, which have tended make the delivery of life-changing impacts a puzzle....
  • Unprecedented sharing: Four African countries share knowledge, research outputs like never before
    The production of high quality milk in Uganda is set to increase following the delivery of high quality breeding materials to the national breeding programme. Only two weeks ago, the Dairy Regional Centre of Excellence based in Kenya, provided the national dairy centre of excellence in Uganda 300...
  • Taking on the maize monster
    Maize growers in Eastern and Central Africa can breathe a sigh of relief following the launch of a collaborative initiative to combat the spread of the maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease, which is, perhaps, the worst enemy of the crop in recent times.   Since 2012, when it was first reported in...
  • From the bookshelf to the farmer
    In a bid to expand and fast track dissemination of innovations produced over the last five years, ASARECA has entered into a partnership that will see over 22 ASARECA communication products reach the farmers faster. In an agreement signed between ASARECA and ZOA, a Dutch NGO working in Uganda, ZOA...
  • ASARECA explains the role of Research Networking in transforming agriculture in the Continent
    Every day that comes and passes, the population pressure on the world piles up. In Africa, the population is towering with over 1 billion people, according to the UN Population Fund. How shall we feed all these mouths? Nobody seems to have a final say to this dilemma that could soon turn into a...
  • Expanding benefits from climate smart agriculture to farmers
    A new ASARECA project targetting to increase efficient use of water to improve food and nutrition has been launched. Through the project, ASARECA seeks to use climate smart agriculture initiatives to diversify water management benefits in the sub-region. Officiating at the launch on (October 2,...
  • ASARECA Executive Director receives prestigious food security award
    ASARECA Executive Director, Dr.FinaOpio, has received a prestigious award for her contribution towards food Security in Africa. The award, titled the “Food Hero Award”, is in recognition of Dr.Opio’s significant contribution to spearheading successful bean research. Her efforts led to the...

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