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Dairy matters : inspiring stories on dairy development in Kenya : eighteen case studies from SNV's Kenya Market-led Dairy Programme [Boek]
Rademaker, Ida \ Lee, Jan van der \ 2017
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Een eigen palmolie plantage \ P+ : people, planet, profit [Artikel]
Bom, J. \ 2017
Nergens ter wereld gaat investeren in landbouw samen met investeren in bosbescherming. Met het gloednieuwe AndGreen.Fund kunnen dorpen straks een eigen palmolieplantage beginnen, onder voorwaarde dat ze het grootste deel van hun tropisch bos onaanget ...
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Dossier Land- en tuinbouw in Afrika \ Management&techniek [Artikel]
Van Outryve, J. \ 2015
In dit dossier over zwart Afrika (sub-Saharisch Afrika) de volgende artikelen; 1. Een blik achter de schermen. 2. Thuis op wereldmarkten 3. Bloemen de wereld rond 4. Kleinschalige landbouw kan intensief en duur zijn en 5. Pp zoek naar meerwaarde
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Living wage \ P+ : people, planet, profit [Artikel]
2015
Workers’ pay on Kenyan flower farms needs to double or even triple to attain the level of a living wage. But besides benefitting workers, is higher pay also better for the businesses? Partly yes, research suggests. But higher costs are unavoidable. S ...
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Strategies to support the greenhouse horticulture sector in Ghana [Boek]
Elings, A. \ Saavedra, Y. \ Nkansah, G.O. \ 2015
De bedekte teelt in Ghana is relatief klein, als neemt de publieke en private belangstelling snel toe. Dit verslag geeft een quick scan van de sector waarbij het ingaat op de marktkansen. Vanuit het ketenperspectief zijn slechte toegang tot inputs, l ...
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Climate Smart Agriculture: synthesis of case studies in Ghana, Kenya and Zimbabwe : supporting material for the presentation ‘Towards a metrics for CSA’ at the Global Science Conference on Climate Smart Agriculture 2015, Montpellier, France [Boek]
Hengsdijk, H. \ Conijn, S. \ Verhagen, J. \ 2015
This study contributes to the current debate on climate smart agriculture and development in Africa, specifically in relation to farm size, food security and intensification in rain fed farming areas. Although the different analyses are rough, becaus ...
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Idealisme is niet de oplossing voor cacaoboeren \ Vork : prikken in de voedselketen [Artikel]
Donkerlo, J. \ 2015
Was de chocoladeletter dit jaar FairTrade of Utz Certifi ed? Of was het er deze keer een met het EKO-keurmerk of dat van de Rainforest Alliance? Vrijwel alle chocoladeletters hebben ondertussen wel een keurmerk, maar de cacaoboeren in West-Afrika wor ...
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Seed system security assessment in West Nile Sub region [Boek]
Integrated Seed Sector Development Programme Uganda \ 2015
The recommendations focus on the need to increase the availability of and access to quality seeds; improve quality, varietal sustainability and resilience of the seed system; build capacities of key actors to improve on their production and business ...
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ENLBA Dairy Sector [Video]
2015
In 2008 Mr. Bert Flier took the initiative to start a fodder and dairy farm. Mr. Flier is a business man from Barendrecht, a town in The Netherlands. During his involvement with Genesis Farm he became aware of the need of fodder for cows as well as t ...
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Gender analysis on climate-smart agriculture, national environmental policies, and climate change adaptation in Rakai District, Uganda [Studentenverslag]
Sambeek, L. van \ 2015
Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) is seen as key to increase agricultural productivity in a sustainable way, to build resilience to climate change, and to reduce GHG emissions from agriculture. These practices are also needed to empower local farmers i ...
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Exploratory study on Rwanda’s seed sector: options for Dutch support [Boek]
Broek, J. van dern \ Byakweli, M. \ 2014
The exploratory study of Rwanda’s seed sector has been commissioned by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kigali (EKN-KIG), in support of its Food Security portfolio. The objectives of the study have been to: analyze the institutional l ...
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Food fairs revive local food and improve nutrition \ Farming matters : small-scale agriculture for a sustainable society [Artikel]
Guri, B. \ Dianon, P. \ 2014
Food fairs are an important tool and space to promote food sovereignty as they take place in local public spaces and within people’s own socio-cultural settings. One excellent example was a food fair in Ghana, organised by the Centre for Indigenous K ...
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Afrikaanse kleine boer is veel innovatiever dan gedacht \ Vork : prikken in de voedselketen [Artikel]
Almekinders, C. \ Berg, J. van den \ 2014
In westerse ogen is de Afrikaanse kleine boer(in) vaak een bedreigde diersoort, vergelijkbaar met neushoorn en luipaard. Veel ontwikkelingswerkers en bedrijven denken nog steeds dat hij/zij het best geholpen is door moderne productie technieken. ‘Onz ...
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Oeganda: overvloed aan mankracht, gebrek aan kennis \ Melkveebedrijf : onafhankelijk maandblad voor de Nederlandse melkveehouderij [Artikel]
Sterren, M. van der \ 2014
In Oeganda is bijna iedereen boer. Op een klein stukje grond verbouwen ze net genoeg voor de eigen familie. Die productie moet omhoog vindt de VN die 2014 uitriep tot jaar van de familielandbouw. Maar dat vindt ook Philomena. Zij wil van haar bedrijf ...
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African livestock futures : realizing the potential of livestock for food security, poverty reduction and the environment in Sub-Saharan Africa [Boek]
Herrero, H. \ Havlík, P. \ McIntire, J.M. \ Palazzo, A. \ Valin, H. \ 2014
This study investigates plausible trajectories for African livestock to 2050. The study builds on the IPCC’s Shared Socioeconomic Pathways (SSP) scenarios and examines three variants: a sustainable intensification scenario with high economic growth, ...
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Baseline and impact of UTZ Certification of cocoa farmers in the Ivory Coast 2008 to 2012 [Boek]
Ingram, V. \ Waarts, Y. \ Vugt, S.M. van \ Ge, L. \ Wegener, L. \ Puister-Jansen, L. \ 2014
In 2008, various value chain partners in Ivory Coast adopted the UTZ Code of Conduct and became UTZ certified to enhance sustainability in the cocoa supply chain. As part of the certification programme, cooperatives and are receiving training on farm ...
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Impact of UTZ certification of cocoa in Ivory Coast : assessment framework and baseline [Boek]
Ingram, V. \ Waarts, Y. \ Ge, L. \ Vugt, S. van \ Wegener, L. \ Puister-Jansen, L. \ Ruf, F. \ Tanoh, R. \ 2014
Since 2008 UTZ Certified has implemented a programme in Ivory Coast to enhance sustainability in the cocoa supply chain through the implementation of the UTZ Code of Conduct. The programme has supported farmers to become organised into cooperatives, ...
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Seed governance : from seed aid to seed system security in fragile areas [Boek]
Rietberg, P. \ Gevers, H. \ Hospes, O. \ 2014
Intergovernmental agencies and development organizations, including Cordaid, consider interventions directed at seed security of utmost importance to support smallholders recovering from conflict situations and disasters, and to contribute to revital ...
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Beter zaad voor Afrika \ Wageningen world : magazine van Wageningen UR en KLV over werken aan de kwaliteit van leven [Artikel]
Boo, M. de \ 2014
Veel Afrikaanse boeren blijven verstoken van goed zaai- en pootgoed. Nationale overheden en bedrijven kunnen niet aan de vraag voldoen. Het Centre for Development Innovation in Wageningen werkt met boerengroepen om lokaal beter zaaizaad op de markt t ...
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Pesticide risk reduction pogramme : feasibility study of the proposed pesticide registration and post-registration processes [Boek]
Bremmer, J. \ Dhuga Chaka, K. \ Dijkxhoorn, Y. \ Mammo, B. \ 2014
Report on developing guidelines and procedures for the pesticide registration in Ethiopia in a scientifically underpinned way and as specific as possible for Ethiopian conditions. It covers the aspects of efficacy assessment, human health risk assess ...
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