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

Coffee production and cooperative movements – Case studies in Africa and Latin America

The International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) defines cooperatives as “autonomous associations of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through jointly owned and democratically controlled enterprises“. For many years, cooperatives have operated as economic enterprises and as self-help organizations playing  a meaningful role in uplifting the social economic conditions of their … More Coffee production and cooperative movements – Case studies in Africa and Latin America