Collaborative Farmer Research Networks Can Help Us Fix Global Food Systems

Farmer research networks are key to building a more relevant and inclusive food systems.

Reclaiming Indigenous Cuisine in Sub-Saharan Africa

In a recent panel, chefs from Western and Southern Africa discuss reclaiming Indigenous cuisine and strengthening local food networks.

Nigerian Chefs Work to Revive Indigenous Seasonings

Nigerian chefs Tunde Wey and Ozoz Sokoh are working to revive iru, an indigenous West African fermented seasoning.

Opinion | We Eat for the Stomach, Not the Body

How the Double Burden of Malnutrition—undernutrition and overweight—plays out on the ground: a view from francophone West Africa.

Making Fish Farming Cool for Rural Youth

Nigeria has recently focused on drawing teenagers to aquaculture, a challenge that CORAF has accepted through its WAAPP initiative.

Financial Aid in Nigeria Creating a New Interest in Rural Fish Farming

Aquaculture in Nigeria has greatly benefited organizations like CORAF, which utilizes its WAAPP initiative to train people in rural fish farming.

Using Aquaculture Development to Encourage Women’s Employment in West Africa

Through CORAF and its WAAPP initiative, rural Nigerian women have the opportunity to work through aquaculture.

Promoting Integrated Fisheries in West Africa

CORAF has partnered with a number of West African universities in order to further develop integrated fisheries and aquaculture educational programs.

Adapting Western Africa’s Seed Laws May Be Key to Enhancing Crop Diversity

Policies related to seed law need reform if West African farmers are to improve crop diversity and manage their own seeds.

Training Youth Key to Growing African Agriculture

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.