Monthly Archives: October 2011

On gift giving and choppin’

It’s always an interesting experience going to visit rural farmers. Regardless of who I’m travelling with or the actual purpose of the visit, they always seem to turn into community-wide events. Naturally, a part of this is caused by the … Continue reading

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The ‘Last Mile’ in Agricultural Development

Today is World Food Day. This year’s theme on food price volatility is an important one – more than 70 million people have fallen into extreme poverty over the last year due to rising food costs. Volatility in food prices … Continue reading

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Perseverance

I went on some job-shadowing visits recently to see how a large baseline survey was being conducted on behalf of USAID’s ‘Feed the Future’ initiative in Ghana. The inner cynic in me thought this would be a great opportunity to … Continue reading

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