Building the Africa We Want

AN INTERACTIVE PLATFORM FOR EXPLORING STORIES OF IMPACT

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Topic: Sustainable Development

A formidable Baobab research team: RUFORUM expands support in West Africa

As RUFORUM increases its presence in West Africa several GRGs are working with farmers and in this clip we see significant innovation and contribution to human and livestock nutrition from growing baobab. They were able to harvest leaves for human and animal nutrition within one year.

Mitigating Climate Change: Global solutions from Namibia

Climate Change Challenges Researchers – Building Resilience and Mitigation strategies

The devastating effects of climate change provide university researchers with challenges as the drought leaves farmers with no groundnuts to harvest and no income. The project deadlines and student graduation are delayed as the proposed research must be adapted and focus on resilience to climate change and mitigation strategies.

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Tomato Curly Stunt Virus in Mozambique

The importance of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) as source of food and income generation in Mozambique is threatened by proliferation of a viral disease called Tomato Curly Stunt virus (ToCSV) which causes yield losses of up to 100 % negatively impacting on crop productivity and the communities’ livelihood.