In the words of Professor Paramu Mafongoya,’The importance of science is to solve problems’. Climate change is a very big problem for food security and for smallholder farmers, particularly in Africa, and it was one of the topics up for discussion during the ‘Keeping Science Relevant and future-focused’ session , part of the third Global … More Keeping an eye on the weather
During the GCARD3 process one of the major points for discussion was how can we make science relevant to farmers? Oftentimes the goals of the farmers is to make profit. Farmers are concerned with technologies that increase profit margins by reducing costs of production. Agricultural research is vital for the expansion of knowledge and development of … More How can focused science create opportunities for farmers?