YARA : New Emerging Multi-disciplinary Scientific Network in Africa

The  Young African Researchers in Agriculture (YARA) network brings together young and early career African researchers in agriculture from all over the Continent in a new peer network. The Initiative was launched in 2014 at the African Union Head Quarters in Addis Ababa and was inspired by the need to support and promote young scholars on … More YARA : New Emerging Multi-disciplinary Scientific Network in Africa

Cameroon Alert !?

As a Cameroonian, I feel very much concern about the recent (ongoing) situation within the country. Far from behind a mere social and political unrest, there is much greater complexity to this situation. I believe that potential solutions could only derive from a deeper understanding of our (post)colonial history … Excerpt from the blog Counter Voices in Africa : … More Cameroon Alert !?

Women’s access to land in Africa

Empirical evidence reveals that more attention should be put on gender inequalities in access to control over land. As in most Sub-Saharan African countries, the case study of Zambia reveals that traditional customs and norms which constitute the basement of its rural and urban societies strongly shape and determine the rights of men and women on land, as well … More Women’s access to land in Africa