Reviewing ECABREN’s Progress Over the Last Year

15 February, 2010 by (comments)

By Olive Thiong’o The East and Central Africa Bean Research Network (ECABREN) opened its annual steering committee meeting this morning, to review the work carried out in the first year of the new PABRA phase. ECABREN, the most established network of the Pan Africa Bean Research Alliance (PABRA), is holding the meeting in Arusha, Tanzania from 15 – 20,Read More …

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Guinea pigs in drive to improve food security in DRC

15 February, 2010 by (comments)

Pioneering new work by CIAT and its partners to improve guinea pig production could help tackle food insecurity in the conflict zones of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It follows the surprise discovery last year of the rodents – native to South America – being kept as “micro-livestock” by rural households the troubled North and South Kivu districtsRead More …

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