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Monthly Archives: November 2016

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Extending the Power of Extension

By | November 24th, 2016|Categories: Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture|

A project begun in 2015 opens new routes to farm info. Devoted to Agricultural Extension via Radio in Northern Kenya, it provides farming information in local languages. The project aims to raise productivity in a region so far lacking major extension initiatives of this type. Initial results point to positive impact. See here why radio and language choice [...]

Inclusion in Markets Replaces Exclusion from Success – How Seeds and Insurance Can Lead to Pride

By | November 24th, 2016|Categories: Agribussiness, Kilimo Media International, Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture|

Smallholders need to see new varieties tested in the field. But inclusion also requires information from experts. (Photo: Syngenta Foundation) BASEL, Oct 15 2016 (IPS) - “Humiliation and exclusion” – what a fascinating thematic twist to the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty! Too often, discussion of poverty focuses entirely on material resources. Those play [...]