Understanding food environment relevance for improved individual dietary diversity in rural Burundi
13 Jul 2022 | Willy Désiré Emera
Overview Food environment overview The food environment, which is often defined as the context in which the concerned households lead their lives and choose what different foods play an important… Read More
Non-provisioning ecosystem services underrated in the management of pests and diseases
13 Jul 2022 | Walter Ocimati
Overview Pest and diseases are a major constraint to crop production and a lot of resources are engaged world over in their management. These pests and diseases often eliminate swaths… Read More
High-frequency data collection can transform our understanding of diets and nutrition
13 Jul 2022 | Rhys Manners
Overview Diet quality is a critical determinant of human health and serves as a key indicator for food system sustainability . However, data on diets are small, scattered, often project-dependent,… Read More
What is gender equity and why does it matter in agricultural development for rural households?
13 Jul 2022 | Angélique Neema Ciza
Overview Gender equity refers to men and women’s fair treatment according to their respective needs, whether equal or different, provided it is equivalent in terms of rights, benefits, obligations, decisions,… Read More
Molecular labelling techniques help understanding cassava’s response to environmental change
13 Jul 2022 | Jonas Van Laere
Overview In nature, there exist multiple versions of the CO2 molecule, with slightly different weights. Most of the CO2 we observe in the atmosphere contains 12C, but sometimes we find… Read More
Systematic participatory evaluation and learning processes: Key to introduction and adoption of Micronutrient-rich crop varieties
13 Jul 2022 | Beatrice Ekesa
Overview Micronutrient deficiencies, especially vitamin A deficiency (VAD) remain a public health problem in Sub-Saharan Africa and Central Africa, the prevalence of VAD significantly exceeds the WHO threshold point of… Read More