Catch up on program news with the latest edition of the CCRP Quarterly Newsletter.The Southern Africa Community of Practice is featured and Dr. Batamaka Somé is introduced as the new Regional Representative for the West Africa Community of Practice.
2016 - Quarter Four Newsletter
31st January 2017
McKnight Case Study Explores Two Decades of Triumphs and Pitfalls for CCRP Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato Projects
24th January 2017
Available now: “From Breeding to Nutrition: Orange-fleshed sweetpotatoes in farming and food systems of Uganda, Kenya and Burkina Faso. A case study of projects commissioned by the McKnight Foundation’s Collaborative Crop Research Program, 1994-2014.” By Anja Christinck, Marthe Diarra Doka,...
Application deadline approaches for Research Methods Workshop
12th January 2017
Attention EAf and SAf Grantees: the deadline for applying to attend the CCRP Regional Research Methods Workshop is fast approaching. If you are interested in attending please apply by completing the application form and sending it by email to Linnet Gohole (Eastern Africa Regional Representative,...
Agroecology Knowledge Hub released by FAO
5th January 2017
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) received a grant from McKnight/CCRP in 2015 in part to enhance access to information, case studies, tools and methods, and other resources related to agroecological intensification (AEI) of smallholder farming. FAO released the...
Dossier on farmer innovation available in English and French
22nd December 2016
Misereor (Germany), Prolinnova and The McKnight Foundation collaborated with the German development magazine WeltSichten in producing a dossier on Small-scale farmer innovation. French version: Innovation paysanne.The short and highly readable articles explore how agricultural research can be...
Increasing Bean Productivity in Mozambique
12th December 2016
The soils of Mozambique are known to be low in available phosphorus. The Mozambique Institute of Agricultural Research (IIAM) is developing new kinds of legumes that can give higher yields in local soils. Learn more by viewing the video below or on CCRP’s YouTube channel at: https://youtu.be/...