Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
FSC certification ensures that products come from responsibly managed forests that provide environmental, social and economic benefits. There are two types of FSC certification: Forest Management and Chain of Custody.
The Easy-Dry M500
The Portable Shallow-Bed Batch Maize Dryer has been designed to be adapted to the needs of Kenyan smallholder farmers, permitting them to confidently, easily, and cost-effectively dry maize down to safe, long-term storage moisture content regardless of weather conditions.
Climate Smart Agriculture portal - Climate Smart Agriculture 101
The new Climate Smart Agriculture Guide (http://csa.guide) is a one-stop-shop for everything you need to know. The site covers the basics (what is CSA and why do we need it?) and offers detailed guidance on CSA planning, finance, and case studies from around the world. If you are interested in specific practices, systems approaches or policies, you can dig in via a number of entry points.
Safe Quality Food (SQF)
Today’s consumers are more educated about the food they’re providing their families and requiring more information about food quality. One link in the food chain does not get rattled without it affecting the next link. Customers expect more from their retailers and food service providers, who in turn expect more from their suppliers.
Tools for farmers
AGRO-HUB was founded in 2009 after an observation that Cameroon’s agriculture lags because of an abject lack in marketing and distribution infrastructure.
Marketing and Sales cannot happen without the exchange of information, yet it is still difficult to access relevant authoritative content on agriculture in Cameroon.
Iheanacho (Acho) Okike is the country program manager for Nigeria where he coordinates ILRI’s research activities. The main focus of his work has been intensification of crop-livestock systems, livestock marketing and, more recently, control of avian influenza. Acho holds a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (1980) and a PhD in Agricultural Economics (2000).