Mariame Maiga of WECARD/CORAF talks about how confronting gender inequity in Africa is a daily obligation for anyone working in agricultural research and sustainable development.
With ground-breaking Summits, reporting, podcasts, and more, Food Tank has gathered a highlight reel to celebrate the coming of the new year.
For CORAF, training youth is not just a matter of preparing for the rising age of researchers or increasing unemployment, but a matter of enhancing the food system as a whole.
CORAF’s Research Program on Priority Agricultural Sectors deploys new varieties of maize to producers to prepare them for climate change, strengthen value chains, and lift communities out of poverty.
A Nigerian research center spent over a decade perfecting fish smoking technology for fish producers, improving their livelihoods and protecting their catch from post-harvest loss.
CORAF’s Project to Support the Regional Plan for the Control of Fruit Flies in West Africa developed a comprehensive integrated pest management package, empowering mango growers to grow fruit desired by the rest of the world.
CERAAS earned Regional Center of Excellence recognition for its research on adapting dry cereals to drought conditions and its plans to expand into the rest of West and Central Africa.
Responding to Ebola, this initiative distributed thousands of tons of seeds to the countries most affected by the crisis.
SRI can reduce water requirements, increase land productivity, and buffer against the impacts of climate change while reducing reliance on artificial inputs, like pesticides and artificial fertilizer.
Up to 80 percent of the agricultural GDP in developing countries comes from livestock. Farmers often raise indigenous breeds, managing herds both to maintain diversity and to support community livelihoods.