Resources

Resource: Best Practices for Fall Armyworm Management in Africa

As the planting season begins in many countries like Uganda, farmers anticipate challenges like Fall Armyworm which has continued to affect the production of crops like Maize. This has both direct and indirect impacts on the nutrition security of... more

Resource: Saving Soybean seed

Soya bean seed that is poorly harvested and poorly stored loses its ability to germinate because the moisture and heat kills the living part of the seed. Wet or moldy seeds will rot during storage. Watch this video about the new technologies on how... more

Resource: Drones in Agriculture: The Ultimate Guide to Putting Your Drone to Work on the Farm

Agriculture has been one of the fastest adopters of drones and they are being implemented in the various agricultural practices. A free publication entitled, “Drones in Agriculture: The Ultimate Guide to Putting Your Drone to Work on the Farm”... more

Resource: Third Batch of Publications (FARA Research Reports) for the Year 2018

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) is the apex continental organization responsible for coordinating and advocating for agricultural research-for-development (AR4D). FARA serves as the technical arm of the African Union Commission... more

Resource: Second batch of FARA Research Reports for the Year 2018

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) is the apex continental organization responsible for coordinating and advocating for agricultural research-for-development. (AR4D). FARA serves as the technical arm of the African Union Commission... more

Resource: First Batch of Publications (Books) from FARA for the Year 2018

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) is the apex continental organization responsible for coordinating and advocating for agricultural research-for-development. (AR4D). more

Resource: Innovation with a Purpose report from the World Economic Forum

Innovation with a Purpose report from the World Economic Forum highlights how technology innovation can accelerate transformation in food systems by making them more inclusive, sustainable, efficient, and their outputs more nutritious and healthy. more

Resource: What’s Smart About Climate-smart Agriculture?

Over the past seven years, leading international institutions involved in the design of food and agriculture policy on a global scale have increasingly turned to the rubric of ‘climate-smart agriculture’ (CSA) to coordinate their activities. more

Resource: 50 PUBLICATIONS EVERY EXTENSION PROFESSIONAL SHOULD READ

To remain relevant and to support addressing the rapidly evolving challenges in agriculture, extension professionals need to upgrade their competencies. more

Resource: Newly published book on “Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Climate Change in Africa”

Climate change and its impacts on smallholder farmers have become increasingly topical issue in policy debates and development agenda, especially in Africa where farming in mainly rainfed. more