As climate change impacts the global ability to grow food, both in quality and quantity, researchers in agriculture have become an important asset for establishing long-term food security as the world’s population continues to increase.
For the final post of our mini-series, “Our favourite recipes”, this Tomato Choka recipe has been kindly provided by Bob Ramnanan, CABI Country Coordinator for the Caribbean. Tomato Choka is a quick and easy meal vegetarian meal and can be served with sada roti (flatbread), rice, pasta or potato.
As part of our new mini-series, “Our favourite recipes”, these two eggplant (aubergine) recipes have been kindly provided by Yee Yee Myint, from the Plant Protection Division of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation in Myanmar. She partners with us as a National Data Manager.
Zimbabwe is currently facing a devastating outbreak of Chilo worm, a species of moth, which is threatening the 2016/17 summer cropping season. The exact species is yet to be confirmed and is also being referred to as the fall army worm.
Looking for something to read over the holidays? The last Plantwise newsletter of 2016 has just been published, featuring stories about the programme from around the world.
This edition leads with an article on how Afghanistan’s Chief Executive Dr Abdullah Abdullah and the Minister of Agriculture, Assadullah Zameer, visited our stand at the Kabul International AgFair to find out about how we’re supporting farmers across the country.
You’ll also be able to read about how our partners are helping make funding sustainable in Mozambique; how Plantwise is linking with Farmer Field Schools in Nepal; and how we are increasing the programme’s visibility across the world