Research brief: Value chain and market potential of minor millets to strengthen climate resilience, nutrition security and incomes in India

This value chain analysis was completed by E.D. Israel Oliver King, G. Meldrum, N. Kumar, Lauridsen N., C. Manjula, S. Padulosi, M.N. Sivakumar, R....

Authors:
Israel Oliver King, E.D.; Meldrum, G.; Kumar, N.; Lauridsen, N.; Manjula, C.; Padulosi, S.; Sivakumar, M.N.; Baskar, R.; Madeshwaran, K.
Publication Year:
2018
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Using genomic sequence information to increase conservation and sustainable use of crop diversity and benefit-sharing

This article describes how CGIAR centers and partners are using genomic sequence information to promote the conservation and sustainable use of crop...

Authors:
Halewood, M.; Lopez Noriega, I.; Ellis, D.; Roa, C.; Rouard, M.; Hamilton, R. S.
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Are the old International Board for Plant Genetic Resources (IBPGR) base collections available through the Plant Treaty’s multilateral system of access and benefit sharing? A review

In 1975, the International Board for Plant Genetic Resources created the first internationally linked system of genebanks, known as the Registry of...

Authors:
Thormann, I.; Engels, J.; Halewood, M.
Publication Year:
2018
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Food systems for healthier diets in Ethiopia: Toward a research agenda

While dietary energy supply has improved, diets in Ethiopia remain low in diversity and provide insufficient amounts of protein, vitamin A, and zinc....

Authors:
Gebru, M.; Remans, R.; Brouwer, I.; Baye, K.; Melesse, M.B.; Covic, N.; Habtamu, F.; Abay, A.H.; Hailu, T.; Hirvonen, K.; Kassaye, T.; Kennedy, G.; Lachat, C.; Lemma, F.; McDermott, J.; Minten, B.; Moges, T.; Reta, F.; Tadesse, E.; Taye, T.; Truebswasser, U.; Vandenberg, M.
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2018
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Modification of local diets to improve vitamin A, iron and protein contents for children aged 6 to 23 months in Kagera,Tanzania

The banana-based farming system of Kagera region of Tanzania has good edible food diversity. However, households still consume monotonous diets, which...

Authors:
Mbela, D.E.N.; Kinabo, J.; Mwanri, A.W.; Ekesa, B.
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2018
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Caregivers' nutritional knowledge and attitudes mediate seasonal shifts in children's diets

Smallholder farmers dependent on rain‐fed agriculture experience seasonal variationsin food and nutrient availability occasioned by seasonality of...

Authors:
Oduor, F.O.; Boedecker, J.; Kennedy, G.; Mituki‐Mungiria, D.; Termote, C.
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2018
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Dietary diversity among smallholder households in Bukoba district, Tanzania and Kiboga district, Uganda

Undernutrition in developing countries continues to affect 780 million people resulting in poor growth and development; increasing the burden of...

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2018
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Biodiversity mainstreaming for healthy & sustainable food systems: A toolkit to support incorporating biodiversity into policies and programmes

The Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition Initiative (BFN Project) uses indigenous food biodiversity as a lens to address malnutrition, farmer...

Authors:
Hunter, D.; Borelli, T.; Olsen Lauridsen, N.; Gee, E.; Rota Nodari, G.; Moura de Oliveira Beltrame, D.; Oliviera, C.; W. Wasike, V.; Samarasinghe, G.; Tan, A.; Güner, B.
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2018
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Outil decisionnel pour la mise en oeuvre nationale du systeme multilateral d’acces et de partage des avantages aux termes du Traite international sur les ressources phytogenetiques pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture

This decision making tool is designed to assist national policy makers and other stakeholders to identify appropriate measures to implement the Plant...

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2018
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Implementing the Plant Treaty’s multilateral system of access and benefit-sharing in Rwanda: Background analysis, recommendations and draft legal text for consideration

The study analyzes options for implementing the Plant Treaty's multilateral system of access and benefit-sharing in Rwanda.

The study includes an...

Authors:
Turamwishimiye, M.R.; Gapusi, J.R.
Publication Year:
2018
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