Archives for September 2014

CTA-ILRI African dairy value chain seminar closes with colourful results

Cross-posted from ILRI News The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA) organized the CTA-ILRI African dairy value chain seminar from 21 to 24 September 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya. This event was made possible thanks to funding support from CTA, the CGIAR Research Programs on Policies, Institutions, and Markets and on Livestock and >> Read more

Stronger Evidence for Better Decisions

PIM's January 2013 - June 2014 Progress Report  Our second eighteen months report (the first one published in October 2013 and covering 2012-first half of 2013) spans the whole year of 2013 and the first six months of 2014. We hope the reader forgives our unconventional way of counting time: the initial idea to publish a 'normal' >> Read more

coresilience.org: New tools to reduce conflict over natural resources

Cross-posted from Aquatic Agricultural Systems Conflict over environmental resources is increasingly a threat to rural people’s livelihoods. Building dialogue among competing groups to manage resource conflict is the challenge addressed in a new suite of resources under the banner Collaborating for Resilience. The publications use experiences from Asia and Africa to illustrate how to launch innovations >> Read more

Women’s landownership: Why we need to set the record straight

This blog was originally posted on the CGIAR Development Dialogues 2014 website and is an entry for the "Talking Science" competition Advocacy and development organizations often cite claims that “women own less than one percent of world property.” The Atlantic, tracing the claim back to a 1978 journal published by the International Labour Organization, referred to it as >> Read more

PIM Newsletter – June-August 2014

See how we've spent the summer! An overview of the PIM program news, events, blog stories, and publications in our latest newsletter. View in your web-browser or download a PDF version. Click here to read past issues. Join our mailing list if you'd like to receive the newsletter as soon as it's out!