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ASARECA, Ministry of Agriculture and NARO in joint partnership to fight Hunger, poverty

Press Conference on MLND in Nairobi Kenya. Workshop Objectives Develop strategy and action plan for MLN in ECA Raise awareness of MLN in countries (detected and not yet detected) Review current efforts to address MLN & Identify priority for further action (proposal) Create Linkages (regional... Read more about ASARECA, Ministry of Agriculture and NARO in joint partnership to fight Hunger, poverty

Opening up a global dream for Rwandan rural banana processors. What do we learn?

Press Conference on MLND in Nairobi Kenya. Workshop Objectives Develop strategy and action plan for MLN in ECA Raise awareness of MLN in countries (detected and not yet detected) Review current efforts to address MLN & Identify priority for further action (proposal) Create Linkages (regional... Read more about Opening up a global dream for Rwandan rural banana processors. What do we learn?

Media launch of the 1st ASARECA General Assembly

The first ASARECA General Assembly will be launched tomorrow, Friday 25th November, 2011 at the Uganda Media Center in Kampala, at 2:00pm. The launch event shall be addressed by the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries, Hon. Tress Bucyanayand and the ASARECA Executive Director, Dr. Seyfu Ketema. Also present at the event will be the Director General of NARO among other officials. Read more about Media launch of the 1st ASARECA General Assembly

Fighting striga: Resistance genes deployed to boost sorghum productivity

Researchers under the regional body ASARECA (Association for strengthening agricultural research in Eastern and central Africa) have developed a high yielding striga resistant sorghum that will boost sorghum productivity in the region. This comes as a relief to sorghum farmers in the east and central Africa who for a long time have had to battle with the striga parasitic weed that has constrained production of this crop leading to the yield loss According to Dr. Read more about Fighting striga: Resistance genes deployed to boost sorghum productivity

1st ASARECA General Assembly at the Media center in Kampala

ASARECA, Ministry of Agriculture and NARO in joint partnership to fight Hunger, poverty Kampala; 25th November, 2011..The Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA), has today entered into a partnership with the Government of Uganda’s Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and fisheries (MAAIF) and the National Agricultural Research Organization to fight hunger and eradicate poverty in the region, especially in this 21st century. Read more about 1st ASARECA General Assembly at the Media center in Kampala