Looking into the future to guide investment in root, tuber and banana crops

Looking into the future to guide investment in root, tuber and banana crops With changing climates, demands on agriculture are also increasing. Root, tuber and banana crops will continue to be important across the developing world, in particular in Africa, where the population is expected to rise faster and for longer than on other continents. The crops of the future … Read More

Young agribusiness men and women are motivated by more than profits

Young agribusiness men and women are motivated by more than profits When it comes to starting a business, money is not everything. African youth are attracted to agribusiness if there is money to be made, but profit is not the only motive. Young people are also interested in work that confers high status, and they are more likely to stay … Read More

Why do women and men innovate in different ways?

Why do women and men innovate in different ways? Researchers need to understand why women and men innovate in different ways. New insights from Nigeria show how gendered constraints can condition women’s and men’s adoption of biofortified cassava, why adoption differs between regions, and how to address the unique challenges that women face. Why do women and men innovate in … Read More