No 148 - August-September 2010

Environmental services

Nature is a valuable resource and rewarding poor rural dwellers for good stewardship is one way of encouraging sound practices. But incentives need to Read More


More and better irrigation

Irrigation is a key tool for intensifying agricultural output, but it is still little used Read More

• Jean Marc Faures’ viewpoint

• Field report from Burkina Faso



Charting innovations

Whether advising young women studying agriculture, investigating semi-wild food sources or helping smallholder farmers to share knowledge, Fetien Abay Read More



Health and beauty

Avocado production has soared, but in many ACP countries huge volumes are lost due to spoilage. With the right support, there is a burgeoning market for Read More