Fruit consumption and production: habits, preferences and attitudes of rural households in Western Kenya

Currently, fruit consumption in Eastern Africa is far below recommended allowances and has implications for micronutrient malnutrition while little is...

Authors:
Keding, G.B.; Kehlenbeck, K.; McMullin, S.
Publication Year:
2015
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Agricultural biodiversity and plant defense: the potential of varietal mixtures for insect pest management

This scientific poster presents a literature review on the potential of crop varietal mixtures for insect pest management, and whether it can decrease...

Authors:
Kapsomenou, E.; van Loon, J.J.A, Jarvis, D.J.
Publication Year:
2014
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Assessment of on-farm, market and wild food diversity in three agro-ecological zones of Western Kenya

The objectives of this case study were to assess on-farm, market, and wild food diversity and to collect relevant information about its availability,...

Authors:
Werner, A.; Whitbread, A.; Kehlenbeck, K.; McMullin, S.; Keding, G.B.
Publication Year:
2014
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Household food security and dietary diversity in different agro-ecological zones in Western Kenya

The objective of this study was to assess the differences in household
food security between different agro-ecological zones in Bondo and Teso...

Authors:
Waswa, L.M.; Jordan, I.; Herrmann, J.; Krawinkel, M.B.; Keding, G.B.
Publication Year:
2014
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Obtaining forest foods from timber trees in Cameroon

How far do people walk to collect fruits and caterpillars?

 

Authors:
Maukonen, P.; Donn, P.; Snook, L.
Publication Year:
2014
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Promoting nutrition sensitive and climate smart agriculture through increased use of traditional underutilised species in the Pacific

Recent studies have shown that some Pacific crops, for example, breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) and the Karat banana variety from the Federated States...

Authors:
Lorens, A.; Taylor, M.; Hunter, D.; Borelli, T.
Publication Year:
2014
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Living on the margins

Indigenous peoples’ food systems, biodiversity and food security

Authors:
Kuhnlein, H.; Roy, P.; Termote, C.; Hunter, D.; Borelli, T.
Publication Year:
2014
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Improving nutrition through increased utilisation of local agricultural biodiversity in Kenya – the INULA initiative

This poster presents the GIZ/BMZ funded INULA initiative in Western Kenya. The main objectives are to document available and accessible local food...

Authors:
Keding, G.
Publication Year:
2014
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From technology adoption to understanding innovation: lessons from plantain innovation systems in four countries

Plantain is an important staple food and cash crop in Latin America and West Africa with growing market demand. In recent decades, new production...

Authors:
Garming, H.; Marin, J.: Purckhauer, S.; Weyori, A.; Staver, C.; Rivera, G.; Guharay; F.
Publication Year:
2014
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A crowdsourcing approach to detect farmers’ preferences

A case study from Ethiopia for adapting to climate change

Authors:
Fadda, C.; Mancini, C.; Kassahun Mengistu, D.; Kidane, J.G.; Pe, M.E.
Publication Year:
2014
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