The Kapkerer Farmers’ Group and the Kiptoruswo Self-Help Group of Nandi, Kenya produce nutrient-dense porridge mixes by integrating legumes into traditional recipes. They hope to increase production and sales of their products, in part, to improve their financial well-being. As part of the CCRP...
Entrepreneurial farmer groups discuss porridge mixes in new video
9th March 2017
Agro-Insight releases new farmer training videos
7th March 2017
Agro-Insight produces multi-language, farmer-to-farmer training videos as part of the organization’s objective of farmer support. The Collaborative Crop Research Program has teamed up with Agro-Insight to support the production of two new video suites to further this effort.The videos, Growing...
2016 - Quarter Four Newsletter
31st January 2017
Catch up on program news with the latest edition of the CCRP Quarterly Newsletter.The Southern Africa Community of Practice is featured and Dr. Batamaka Somé is introduced as the new Regional Representative for the West Africa Community of Practice.
McKnight Case Study Explores Two Decades of Triumphs and Pitfalls for CCRP Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato Projects
24th January 2017
Available now: “From Breeding to Nutrition: Orange-fleshed sweetpotatoes in farming and food systems of Uganda, Kenya and Burkina Faso. A case study of projects commissioned by the McKnight Foundation’s Collaborative Crop Research Program, 1994-2014.” By Anja Christinck, Marthe Diarra Doka,...
Application deadline approaches for Research Methods Workshop
12th January 2017
Attention EAf and SAf Grantees: the deadline for applying to attend the CCRP Regional Research Methods Workshop is fast approaching. If you are interested in attending please apply by completing the application form and sending it by email to Linnet Gohole (Eastern Africa Regional Representative,...
Agroecology Knowledge Hub released by FAO
5th January 2017
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) received a grant from McKnight/CCRP in 2015 in part to enhance access to information, case studies, tools and methods, and other resources related to agroecological intensification (AEI) of smallholder farming. FAO released the...