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13.07.2017

Studying Underutilised Vegetables in Tanzania

In mid-March 2017, together with another student from Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), I started a two-week field work trip under the wing of the HORTINLEA Master’s Thesis Programme. We travelled to Kilimanjaro and...[more]

Category: General HORTINLEA, SP 13, PhD & Master theses

06.07.2017

Two Months in Kenya

When I landed in Kenya on February 24th, 2017, it was the first time I was touching Kenyan soil but also my first time in an African country. This huge continent, so rich culturally speaking, was a mystery to me. Having the...[more]

Category: SP 13, General HORTINLEA, PhD & Master theses

01.03.2017

Collaborating for Knowledge Exchange Towards Food and Nutrition Security - The HORTINLEA Master’s Thesis Programme

After almost six months running, the HORTINLEA Master’s Thesis Programme has reached its halftime for the cycle of 2016/17. The programme started in September 2016 to accompany 13 Master students during the process of writing...[more]

Category: General HORTINLEA, SP 13, PhD & Master theses

27.09.2016

HORTINLEA Annual Meeting 2016

Which disciplinary research results could realistically promote farmers producing African Indigenous Vegetables (AIVs)? How to sew scientific findings together to create an interdisciplinary strategy with holistic solutions? How...[more]

Category: General HORTINLEA, SP 1, SP 2, SP 3, SP 4, SP 5, SP 6, SP 7, SP 8, SP 9

19.09.2016

Gender Analysis alone is not enough

Dr. Ann Kingiri is a researcher at the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) in Kenya and the Open University, UK. Her broad expertise includes Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) policy analysis, environmental policy...[more]

Category: General HORTINLEA, SP 7, SP 13

14.07.2016

Organic Agriculture: The Better Alternative

Organic agriculture in Kenya has grown measurably in the past years. It includes all agricultural systems that promote the environmentally, socially and economically sound production of food and fibres. Almost all Kenyans have...[more]

Category: General HORTINLEA, SP 13, SP 8

21.06.2016

Call for Applications (2nd round) - Master's Thesis Programme in knowledge exchange for food and nutrition security

HORTINLEA SP13 - Knowledge Exchange and Dissemination has opened the second call for applications for its Master's Thesis programme. Topics in this round include research that will be conducted in collaboration with HORTINLEA's...[more]

Category: SP 13

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