Fostering Knowledge Sharing for Integrated Natural Resource Management in Agricultural Landscapes of Southern Africa

Published on 4 July 2011

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Start Date: 1 January 2011 | End Date: 31 December 2011


The objective of this project is capacity building of Mozambique agricultural professionals in the utilization of a participatory methodology to mobilize and integrate local and scientific knowledge on indicators of soil fertility. It further aims at at developing an innovative participatory methodology to identify soil quality indicators that are linked to soil-based ecosystem services in small scale farming systems in Mozambique.

The project aims to train staff from government agencies (Agricultural research and Rural Extension), but also include selected staff from other relevant local institutions through the conduction in participatory workshops in Mozambique. Further, this project  will develop a network between Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa), ICRAF and agricultural professionals from Mozambique for long-term collaborative research.


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