Magdalena Marenga looks forward to IAALD-Africa 2012 Conference

Magdalena Marenga is the Senior Librarian at the Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Namibia. She is interested in attending the IAALD Africa 2012 conference in Johannesburg to learn more about rural development and food security.

Dady Demby on CIARD in Africa

Dady Demby (Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa) speaking in Beijing on new directions forward for FARA and CIARD. Structures are in place, but there needs to be a focus on grassroots activity in Africa.

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Justin Chisenga announces the 2012 IAALD-Africa Conference

Justin Chisenga from FAO's regional office in Ghana, speaking from Windhoek, Namibia during the AIAEE-IAALD-INFITA international conference discusses ICTS and the upcoming 2012 IAALD Africa conference on e-agriculture.

ALIN knowledge centers recognized by Gates Foundation award

The Arid Lands Information Network in East Africa has been awarded the 2011 Access to Learning Award of the Bill an Melinda Gates Foundation.

The award recognizes the work of ALIN to bring agricultural knowledge to farmers through 12 Maarifa—or Knowledge—Centers.

Third IAALD Africa Chapter Conference - May 21-23, 2012

Video Interview: Justin Chisenga, President of the IAALD Africa Chapter working at the FAO Regional Office in Ghana invites to the Third IAALD Africa Chapter Conference, taking place from May 21-23, 2012 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference theme is e-Agriculture for Improved Livelihoods and Food Security in Africa. More information is available from the web site