AgriFoSe2030 contributes to sustainable intensification of agriculture for increased food production on existing agricultural land. Policy briefs, reports, annual reports and scientific articles from the programme are listed here.
AgriFoSe2030 in media
Cookbook for edible insects
Published: 16 September 2021, Deutsche Welle (DW)
Africa: All the buzz about edible insects
Published: 14 April 2021, The Africa report
Det svenska biståndet måste agera kraftfullare för att utrota hunger
Published: 8 December 2020, omvarlden.se
Why we’re involved in a project in Africa to promote edible insects
Published: 27 November 2019, The Conversation
Cook books from AgriFoSe2030
Follow the link to read more about the two cook books produced by AgriFoSe2030 and partners. The cook books have a focus on edible insects.
AgriFoSe2030 gives webinars to develop capacity to translate existing science into policy and practice. To train researchers in many countries, webinars are an important part of our training.
Extension services for livestock keepers in low income countries - a low priority
Published online by MDPI, 14 March 2022.
Pousga, S.; Magnusson, U.; Moumouni, I.; Dayo, G-K.; Kante, A.;
and Boqvist, S.
Effects of Replacing Grass with Foliage on Growth Rate and
Feed Intake in Goats—A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Published online by Animals, 5 November 2021.
Kronqvist C, Kongmanila D, Wredle E
Non-Farm Activities and Impacts beyond the Economy of Rural Households in Vietnam: A Review and Link to Policies
Published online by Sustainability, 12 September 2021.
Mulia, R.; Simelton, E.; Nguyen, T.Q.; Jirström, M.
Avenues for improving farming sustainability assessment with upgraded tools, sustainability framing and indicators. A review
Published online by Springer Link, 3 March 2021.
Chopin P, P. Mubaya C, Descheemaeker K, Öborn I, Bergkvist G.
Stewardship of Wild and Farmed Edible Insects as Food and Feed in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Perspective
Published by Fronter Veterinary Science, 19 February 2021.
Musundire R, Ngonyama D, Chemura A, Tambudzai Ngadze R, Jackson J, Jekanyika Matanda M, Tarakini T, Langton M, Chiwona-Karltun L.
How can agricultural research translation projects targeting smallholder production systems be strengthened by using Theory of Change?
Published online by Elsevier - Global Food Security 8 December 2020. Rajala E, Vogel I, Sundin A, Kongmanila D, Nassuna-Musoke M.G, Musundire R, Nasha Mulangala M, Chiwona-Karltun L, Magnusson U, Boqvist S.
Evaluating farm-level livestock interventions in low-income countries: a scoping review of what works, how, and why
Published online by Cambridge University Press, 2 December 2020
Lindahl J F, Mutua F, Grace D.
Soil organic carbon in agricultural systems of six countries in East Africa – a literature review of status and carbon sequestration potential.
Published online by Taylor&Francis Online 2 March 2020. Namirembe S, Piikki K, Sommer R, Söderström M, Tessema B, Nyawira SS.
Micronutrient deﬁciencies in African soils and the human nutritional nexus: opportunities with staple crops.
Published online by Springer Link 4 January 2020. Kihara J, Bolo P, Kinyua M, Rurinda J, Piikki K.
Potential for soil organic carbon sequestration in grasslands in East African countries: A review.
Published by Wiley, 1 October 2019. Tessema B, Sommer R, Piikki K, Söderström M, Namirembe S, Notenbaert A, Tamene L, Nyawira S, Paul B.
The Need of a Structured Tilapia Breeding Program in Tanzania to Enhance Aquaculture Production: A Review.
Published by Tanzania Journal of Science, 2019. Kajungiro R, Mapenzi L, Nyinondi C, Haldén AN, Mmochi A, Chacha M, Mtolera M, Lamtane H, de Koning DJ.
Gendered land rights, legal reform and social norms in the context of land fragmentation - A review of the literature for Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda.
Published by ScienceDirect, 4 November 2019. Andersson Djurfeldt A.
Botanicals and plant strengtheners for potato and tomato cultivation in Africa.
Published by Journal of Integrative Agriculture, 30 July 2019. Mulugeta T, Muhinyuza J-B, Gouws-Meyer R, Matsaunyane L, Andreasson E, Alexandersson E.
Antibiotic Use by Small‐Scale Farmers for Freshwater Aquaculture in the Upper Mekong Delta, Vietnam.
Published by American Fisheries Society, 13 August 2019. Hallenberg Ström G, Björklund H, Barnes AC, Thi Da C, Yen Nhi NH, Thi La T, Magnusson U, Norman Haldén A, Boqvist S.
Enclosures as a land management tool for food security in African drylands. Journal of land use science.
Published by Taylor & Francis Online, 30 June 2019. Nyberg G, Mureithi, SM, Murisho DN and Ostwald M.
Yield and labor relations of sustainable intensification options for smallholder farmers in sub‐Saharan Africa. A meta‐analysis.
Published by Springer Link, 22 May 2019. Sigrun Dahlin SA, Rusinamhodzi L.
Food production and gender relations in multifunctional landscapes: a literature review.
Published by Springer Link, 3 May 2019. Westholm L, Ostwald M, 2019.
Urbanization, livestock systems and food security in developing
countries: A systematic review of the literature
Published by Springer Link, 27 March 2019. Hatab AA, Cavinato MER, Lagerkvist CJ.
What is good about Sri Lankan homegardens with regards to food security? A synthesis of the current scientific knowledge of a multifunctional land-use system.
Published by Springer Link, 20 May 2017. Mattsson E, Ostwald M, Nissanka P.
August 2020. Gestion des parcs agroforestiers pour une production durable au Burkina Faso (French)
This brief is about parkland management in Burkina Faso
July 2020. Sustainable intensification and food security.
This brief can be referred as: AgriFose2030, 2020. Sustainable intensification and food security. AgriFoSe2030 brief.
May 2020. Addressing the non-responsiveness of crops to fertilizers under some soils in sub-Saharan Africa
April 2020. Regreening the drylands – fodder groups as a potential pathway for upscaling commercial fodder production
March 2020. Reaching sustainable intensification in Kenya by involving female smallholders
March 2020. Botanicals and plant resistance inducers: Potential alternatives to pesticides in Africa
March 2020. Beyond subsistence: Transforming aquaculture in Kenya
January 2020. Taking into account regional agricultural conditions in policy reforms – the case of Tanzania
December 2019. Modelling soil organic carbon in agroforestry system
October 2019. Restore more: enclosures, dryland productivity and the food security nexus
September 2019. Demographic Challenges for Agriculture in Tanzania
September 2019. Commercial Shrimp-farming in South-west Bangladesh: Challenges and opportunities for policy interventions
September 2019. Agroforestry as a multifunctional landscaping tool in the char land area of Bangladesh
September 2019. Potential negative impacts of non-farm activities to rural households and communities in Viet Nam
September 2019. Agronomic bio-fortification of sub-Saharan soils and crops – an opportunity to alleviate hidden hunger
June 2019. Participatory methods to achieve sustainable management of Shea tree farming in Burkina Faso
April 2019. Agricultural research: Bring your knowledge to policy and practice
January 2019. Overcoming barriers and seizing opportunities in Tanzanian smallholder farming
2019 - In collaboration with ILRI/ReSAKSS
November 2019. Drought risks livelihood in Laikipia County
November 2019. Threats to potato production in Nyandarua County
October 2019. How climate change awareness influences agronomic practices and biochar adoption
October 2019. Credit-assisted microenterprises: what this means to households’ income and livelihoods in Kakamega county
October 2019. Enhancing sustainability in African catfish: seed supply for improved production in Kenya
October 2019. Living with droughts in asals: Integrating scientific forecasts with indigenous knowledge
September 2019. Conventional agriculture: Still a viable solution to food security in the ASALS
September 2019. Climat change education: The paradox to sustainable food security in Kenya
September 2019. Passion fruit woodiness disease: Killing the passion of smallholder farmers in Kenya
September 2019. Somaliland Gold under threat of extinction! Frankincense Trees!
Declining soil fertility in Kenya's grain basket: A threat to food security soil factors that constrain crop production in Kenya
September 2019. Improved sorghum variety: A forgotten gold in the Kenyan drylands
September 2019. Billions lost to human wildlife conflicts!
September 2019. Save the Mau catchment through peace: Integrating mediation in resolving forest conflicts
September 2019. Community wildlife conservancy model: An enabler to sustainable pastoral livelihoods
September 2019. Mangrove degradation; Reversing the trend through community engagement
August 2019. Wetlands - The dying ecosystems
July 2019. An economical and sustainable managemnt strategy of fall army warms (Spodoptera frugiperda) in maize
Consumption of soil materials by pregnant women: a threat to their food safety and nutrition
Biofertilizers: The neglected jewel Kenya must reclaim
April 2019. The Solanum nigrum complex: The solution to common infectious diseases in the developing countries
Blaming "DAP fertilizer" is missing the point
Enhancing food security in Kenya through predictive maize breeding method: A new way to develop high yielding maize varieties
Collaborative learning for improved milk production on smallholder dairy farms
Post harvest food losses: the maize we must jealously not lose
A food safety move to eliminate in-feed antibiotics increases piglets' sulfur amino acids requirement
Improved food security through stem borer pest resistant maize hybrids
Drastic massive loss of women's diet diversity due to change in season
Maize leaf diseases: A curse to food security in Kenya
June 2019. Improving tick-borne diseases control in Kenya: a strategy to incorporate multiple approaches
October 2018. Slaughter hygiene and meat safety in Uganda
October 2018. Closing gender gaps in agriculture – a catalyst for poverty reduction in Malawi
September 2018. Opportunities and challenges for food security in Uganda
June 2018. Improving possibilities for goat production in Savannaket province, Lao PDR
June 2018. Improving crop productivity and mitigating climate change by building up carbon stocks in soils of East Africa
June 2018. Local and regional variations in conditions for agriculture and food security in Kenya.
June 2018. Livestock interventions in low-income countries: What works and why?
June 2018. Knowledge exchange to promote sustainable development of small-scale aquaculture
June 2018. Does labour invested in sustainable intensification practices give sufficient yield returns?
April 2018. Gender issues in contemporary research on agriculture for food security. Knowledge gaps and key issues across the AgriFoSe2030 themes
This brief can be referred as: AgriFose2030, 2018. Gender issues in contemporary research on agriculture for food security: Knowledge gaps and key issues across the AgriFoSe2030 themes. AgriFoSe2030 brief.
2018 - In collaboration with ILRI/ReSAKSS
November 2018. ILRI and AgriFose2030 support Kenyan scientists to disseminate their research in a policy dialogue and dissemination forum
October 2018. Improving camel milk quality and safety for higher incomes for pastoralists
October 2018. Safe traditional vegetables for increased income, food security and nutrition
October 2018. Droughts in Eastern Kenya: What this means for drought management
October 2018. Improving tick-borne diseases control in Kenya: A strategy to incorporate multiple approaches
October 2018. Prickly pear cactus invasion: a major threat to biodiversity and food security in the drylands of Kenya
October 2018. Looming threat from disease: a wake up call for Kenyan tilapia fish production
October 2018. In the "Big Four", food security looms tall - but not without irrigated wheat
October 2018. Replenish millions of Kenyan household's granaries through forest restoration
October 2018. Conservation agriculture: can it safeguard our soils?
October 2018. Awakening the underutilised potential of tourism at the Mount Elgon protected areas, Trans Nzoia and Bungoma counties
October 2018. Urban agriculture: The neglected gem for food security in Kenya
October 2018. Commercial pasture production and its economic feasibility in asal counties
AgriFoSe report 26, 2020. "Urban agriculture policy and practice in Kenya"
AgriFoSe report 25, 2020. "Investigating the Communicating of Science"
AgriFoSe report 24, 2020. "Adaptation to climate stresses through farmers’ choice of rice variety – Findings from a path-analytical model for rice farming in Bangladesh"
AgriFoSe report 23, 2020. "Vermi-composting for increased agricultural productivity, women empowerment and environmental sanitation in northern Ethiopia"
AgriFoSe report 22, 2020. "Cultural and demographic conditions for smallholder-based agriculture and food security in Malawi"
AgriFoSe report 21, 2020. "Women farmers in Uganda: Constraints and ways forward"
AgriFoSe report 20, 2020. "Smallholder farming in Tanzania: Opportunities for improved food security"
AgriFoSe report 19, 2019. "Transforming urban idle spaces into green, productive and aesthetic landscapes - The case of Cape Coast, Ghana"
AgriFoSe report 18, 2019. "The importance of inspection and certification in sustainable production of cassava in East Africa: A case for Uganda and Rwanda"
AgriFoSe report 17, 2019 "Synthesis of Ethiopia’s NDC and national polices with focus on agriculture and land use"
AgriFoSe report 16. 2019. "Rural transformation and economy in Viet Nam - Progress in eradicating poverty, hunger and malnutrition"
AgriFoSe reports 15, 2019. "Intergenerational challenges for agriculture and rural livelihoods in Tanzania"
AgriFoSe report 14, 2019 "Commercial shrimpfarming in south-west Bangladesh: Challenges and Opportunities for Policy Interventions"
AgriFoSe report 13, 2019 "Local and regional variations in conditions for agricultural and food security in Tanzania"
AgriFoSe report 12, 2018 "A report from the AgriFoSe2030 workshop: How to bridge policy and science: fostering dialogue between science, policy and practice. 26–27 January 2018"
AgriFoSe report 11, 2018 "Household level rainwater harvesting in the drylands of northern Ethiopia: its role for food and nutrition security"
AgriFoSe report 10, 2018 "Local and regional variations in conditions for agriculture and food security in Tanzania: A review"
AgriFoSe report 9, 2018 "Agricultural policy baseline report - Bangladesh"
AgriFoSe report 8, 2018 "Gender segmented markets and production systems in Malawi"
AgriFoSe report 7, 2018 "Local and regional variations in conditions for agriculture and food security in Kenya"
AgriFoSe report 6, 2018 "Gendered land rights and access to land in countries experiencing declining farm size"
AgriFoSe report 5, 2018 "Local and regional variations in conditions for agriculture and food security in Uganda"
AgriFoSe report 4, 2018 "A review of Uganda’s agricultural policy and how it addresses AgriFose2030’s target groups"
Reports in collaboration with other parties
Nyawira S.S.; Sommer R. 2018. East Africa Soil Carbon Workshop – Science to inform policy. Technical Report. CIAT Publication No. 468. International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT). Nairobi, Kenya. 14 p.
AgriFoSe report 3, 2017 "A report from the AgriFoSe2030 workshop: How to bridge policy and science: fostering dialogue between science, practice and policy"
AgriFoSe report 2, 2017 "Gender and generational aspects of sustainable intensification – social-economic dimensions of Kenyan smallholder based agriculture and food security"
AgriFoSe report 1, 2017 "Agricultural policy in sub-Saharan Africa and its relevance for smallholder farmers, women and youth - A policy baseline report for sub-Saharan Africa at the continental, regional and national level"