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Research and Development
Teaching Microbiology by Celebrating Traditional Foods and Cultures from Morocco and Perú
MoroccoJohana Meléndez

According to a report published by Center for Community College Student Engagement, 2013, and others (1,2, 3, 4) Global Learning is considered one of the High Impact Practices used to increase student’s engagement and motivation to learn. In addition...

Research and Development
Food Self-sufficiency Under the Green-Morocco Plan
MoroccoAbdelmajid Saidi, Mohammed Diouri

This paper seeks to know whether the Green-Morocco Plan (GMP), the new Moroccan agricultural strategy launched in 2008, improves food self-sufficiency. In view of the importance of cereals in Moroccans’ diet, the volatility of foods price in...

Research and Development
Horizontal Logistics Collaboration : Cases from Agri-food Supply Chains in Morocco
MoroccoIsmail Badraoui

Horizontal logistics collaboration (HLC) practices have gained much attention in recent years as innovative ways for companies to improve their performance. However, literature does not reveal which factors influence the success or failure of HLC,...

Research and Development
The Agroforestry Parks of Azilal (Morocco): A Centuries-old and Still Living Landscape Construction
MoroccoA. Nuscia TAÏBI, Mustapha EL Hannani, Yahia El Kha...

The Moroccan Central High Atlas in the Beni Mellal – Khenifra region (Azilal Province) is characterized by highly anthropized landscapes as in all the medium mountain regions of Morocco. These are tree parks built by the rural Amazigh popula...

Food Fortification
Food-Fortification Program in Morocco
MoroccoNor fadzillah Mokhtar, Houda Belhadj, Abdelouahed...

The Kingdom of Morocco launched the flour and oil fortification stage of its National Micronutrient Program in December 2000. The vitamin A (oil) and iron (flour) fortification components of the program are based on the 1994 and 1996 national and reg...

Research and Development
Sustainable Food Security in Morocco: Challenges & Opportunities
MoroccoLarbi Toumi

Food security is a major issue and constant challenge in the developingworld. Morocco has reached the target of the first MDG and, since 1990-1992, hasmaintained the prevalence of undernourishment level of 5%, but it remainsvulnerable to climate c...

Research and Development
How Can Quinoa Value Chain Improve Food and Income Security in Marginal Environments? : Success Story from Morocco
MoroccoAbdelaziz Hirich, Redouane Choukr-Allah, Rafik Sif...

Agriculture is facing many challenges as climate change, drought, salinity…etc. which calls for urgent interventions to fast adaptation and diversification. In this context, introduction of crops with a high value and a high tolerance to st...

Storage
Farmers’ Grain Storage and Losses in Ethiopia: Measures and Associates
EthiopiaFANTU NISRANE BACHEWE, BART MINTEN, ALEMAYEHU SEYO...

While storage losses at the farm are often assumed to be an important contributor to presumed large postharvest losses in developing countries, reliable and representative data on these losses are often lacking. We study farmers’ storage dec...

Research and Development
Who Works in Agriculture?
MalawiKashi Kafle, Neha Paliwal and Rui Benfica.

This analysis examines the dynamics of youth employment in agriculture and the agri-food system in Tanzania and Malawi. The study finds that when extending the definition of a farmer beyond household heads, the average age of ‘farmers’...

Training and Capacity Building
The Narrative on Rural Youth and Economic Opportunities in Africa: Facts, Myths and Gaps
Central African Republic (CAR)Athur Mabiso, Rui Benfica

A narrative on rural youth in Africa has continued to evolve in policy circles around the world. Much of it is driven by population statistics that point to an imminent youth bulge in Africa and concerns about economic stagnation for the continent...

On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)
Fact Sheet of South African Agricultural Production
South AfricaWellington Sikuka

South Africa has a highly diversified agricultural sector which includes the production of all the major grains (except rice), oil seeds, deciduous and subtropical fruits, sugar, citrus, wine, most vegetables, cattle, dairy, pigs, sheep, broilers,...

Research and Development
South Africa Agricultural Economic Fact Sheet
South AfricaDirk Esterhuizen

The South African Agricultural Fact Sheet has been updated to include calendar year 2019. Bilateral agricultural trade between the United States and South Africa is expected to reach record levels of more than US$750 million in 2019. Major agricult...

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