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If agriculture is an aging profession, we need to make some changes!

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Ask a young person what they wish for their future, and very few will mention agriculture. Whether as a farmer, researcher or extension officer, the production of food tends to be a last resort, not...

GCARD2: Young professionals “Make Agriculture Cool Again”

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The story of a dream, a nightmare and a wish… Video: Social media can be more than “a means”. It can be “a purpose” too.   The dream by Enrica Porcari, GCARD2...

Agriculture and forestry: mainstreaming research findings that work for communities

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Partnerships are fundamental to conducting research. Douglas Sheil/CIFOR PUNTA DEL ESTE, Uruguay (12 November 2012)_Small-scale farmers in many tropical nations depend primarily on their crops for...

Brazil: Innovation and smallholder partnership provides nutritious foods to school children

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Experts who gathered at the Second Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD2) in Uruguay say they want to march into a future where agricultural research remains fast paced,...

South-South exchange: Adapting ahipa in Africa

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Researchers from the International Potato Center (CIP) are working in Benin for a project designed to introduce ahipa, a highly nutritious root crop originating in the Andes of South America, as a...

GCARD2 in the press

                             

Teagasc - Research newsletter, winter 2012

On page 13, interesting article on GCARD2

Networks and partnerships promoted by IICA attract attention in GCARD2 (IICA)

Networks and partnerships promoted by IICA attract attention in GCARD2

Addressing climate change and agricultural research through partnerships and scenario building | CGIAR Climate

Addressing climate change and agricultural research through partnerships and scenario building...

Gine Zwart, Senior Policy Advisor, Oxfam: Equitable partnerships for improved foresight (from the New Agriculturist)

Gine Zwart discusses some key aspects around partnership and foresight in the context of...

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