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APRA Annual Workshop 2019 hosted by CABE
December 19, 2019 / APRA blog FAC blog
The Centre for African Bio-Entrepreneurship (CABE) successfully hosted the APRA Annual Review and Planning Workshop in Naivasha, Kenya from 2-6 December 2019. Members of the three APRA work streams and APRA Consortium, stationed at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS),
Closing the cocoa frontier in western Ghana. Time to intensify?
November 13, 2019 / APRA blog FAC blog
Ever since the 1880s when cocoa began to be planted in southern Ghana, new land has been acquired for cocoa trees. These have expanded westwards from the first lands planted below the Akwapim ridge, just north of Accra, 130 years
Oil Palm Processing in Ghana: Hanging In, Stepping Up and Stepping Out
October 3, 2019 / APRA blog FAC blog
Oil palm production has been a lifelong activity for many farmers in south-western Ghana. Although oil palm could be harvested throughout the year, production peaks from January to May.  Like other crops of this nature, one would expect prices to
APRA-Afrint Public Seminar, IDS
October 16, 2018 / APRA blog News
On 3 October, the Institute of Development Studies hosted a joint event between the APRA and Afrint projects, bringing together researchers from both fields for a public seminar and launch of the Afrint project’s latest publication. The event kicked off
Food Security: Gender, Geography and Off-Farm Employment
September 24, 2018 / APRA blog News
Eradicating hunger and achieving food security remains a key developmental issue, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Most of the empirical literature focuses on agriculture-based interventions, although it is well known that rural households undertake a range of income-generating activities to provide