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Stories from the area: Can video footage of smallholder farmers in East Africa have an effect at the policy level?

Plantations International News Man delivering fire wood along the 50km road to Lilongwe, Malawi. IFPRI/ Mitchell Maher.By Milo Mitchell. Originally released by the International Food Plan Research Institute.In February, I joined San Francisco-based digital photographer Mitchell Maher on a trip to Tanzania and Malawi. Both people journeyed out with each other to make films and collect photos for some continuous tasks IFPRI is entailed with in the region.In Tanzania, wesigned up with IFPRI elderly research other Ephraim Nkonya as well as his German collaborators, on the enormous Trans-SEC project. This job covers a handful of towns throughout Tanzania, as well as [...]

Seeing the effect of forest fires in South Sumatra: a perspective from the area

Plantations International Information By Ann Jeannette Glauber. Initially published at The Globe Financial institution.This previous autumn, I saw a stunning heading: Woodland fires in Indonesia were producing as lots of greenhouse gas exhausts as the entire USA economy.Between June and also October 2015, an estimated 2.6 million hectares-- or 4.5 times the dimension of Bali-- shed to clear land for manufacturing of hand oil, the world's greatest worth non-timber woodland crop, utilized in food items, cosmetics, biofuels.Recently, in addition to Vice President for Sustainable Advancement Laura Tuck and Indonesia Country Director Rodrigo Chaves, I checked out South Sumatra, among the provinces [...]