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Kenya

Kenyan pastoralists: How changing livestock markets could reduce conflict

Over nine million Kenyans are pastoralists out of a total population of 50 million. Together they hold livestock worth over US$1 billion. Livestock is their source of food, health, and wealth. But livestock also causes conflicts. In…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
ICRISAT
Posted:
19 May 2022

Zimbabwe

Lockdown lessons from Zimbabwe: How to preserve livelihoods during a pandemic

Marked by hyperinflation and battered by several years of drought, Zimbabwe’s troubled economy took a hit for the worse as the country scrambled to contain COVID-19. The cities and their inhabitants, always having borne the brunt…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
ICRISAT
Posted:
13 Jan 2022

Ethiopia + 2 more

Cues to Making Crop Improvement in Africa Gender Responsive

A cluster of activities are helping make The Accelerated Varietal Improvement and Seed Delivery of Legumes and Cereals in Africa (AVISA) Project's crop improvement efforts gender-responsive. The activities include: Gender responsiveness in product profiling, Youth transitions…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
ICRISAT
Posted:
01 Feb 2021

Malawi

Better dietary options for healthier children

Over 16,000 people, including young children, have benefited from ‘Care Groups’ in Malawi villages, that train people to prepare nutritious meals using local produce. A 2018 integrated survey by the National Statistical Office of Malawi listed Dedza…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
ICRISAT
Posted:
24 Jul 2020

Kenya

Vouchers instead of food

COVID-19: How citizen-led social protection could help to cushion food systems in informal settlements. One week ago, private food deliveries by Kenyan citizens were pouring into informal settlements in Nairobi, where 60-70% of residents live. These donations…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
ICRISAT
Posted:
20 Apr 2020