Study: Farmer Managed Seed Systems in Tanzania

Study: Farmer Managed Seed Systems in Tanzania

Published by TOAM | September 2015

Farmers Prefer Farmers-Managed Seed Systems – this is one conclusion of a recently published report commissioned by Tanzania Organic Agriculture Movement. The study has revealed that the majority of farmers in eight agricultural zones surveyed prefer using the Farmer Managed Seed System (FMSS) over the formal / commercial system. Read more …

Study: Bearing the brunt of women’s exclusion in Agriculture

Study: Bearing the brunt of women’s exclusion in Agriculture

Addressing the Critical Gaps that Increase Women’s Vulnerability to Shocks of Poverty, Hunger and Malnutrition | Published by Food Rights Alliance | August 2015

The Food Rights Alliance (FRA) in Uganda presents a compelling study establishing facts about the effects of women’s exposure to shocks of vulnerability, poverty and traumatic stressors of hunger and malnutrition. The study is carried out in two formerly war afflicted Districts in Teso Sub-Region in Eastern Uganda. Read more …