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Innovations can feed the world, PARI Conference concludes

Research leaders from more than 12 African countries, India and Germany met for the Annual Research and Planning meeting of the Program of Accompanying Research for Agricultural Innovation (PARI) on 8-9 December 2016 in Nairobi. They highlighted the crucial role that agricultural innovations play for food security and nutrition. They lauded progress and new commitments by Africa’s political leaders to transform the continent’s agriculture sectors, but also warned that current growth trends are not yet sustainable and that progress has been volatile and unevenly distributed.Read more Innovations can feed the world, PARI Conference concludes

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Training on System of Rice Intensification aims to increase food security in Zambia

The PARI partner Zambia Agricultural Research Institute (ZARI) has trained leading  agricultural stakeholders in Zambia to promote the use of the System of Rice Intensification (SRI). SRI has been proven to significantly increase rice productivity, and can represent a step towards increased food security and reducing poverty in the region.Read more Training on System of Rice Intensification aims to increase food security in Zambia