Closing the knowledge gap between research, policy and practice

What are the results achieved thus far in the HORTINLEA project? How can the various results from the HORTINLEA project and its sub-projects (SPs) be disseminated and used after ending in July 2018? How can the knowledge gap...[more]

Category: General HORTINLEA


Studying Underutilised Vegetables in Tanzania

In mid-March 2017, together with another student from Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), I started a two-week field work trip under the wing of the HORTINLEA Master’s Thesis Programme. We travelled to Kilimanjaro and...[more]

Category: General HORTINLEA, SP 13, PhD & Master theses


Two Months in Kenya

When I landed in Kenya on February 24th, 2017, it was the first time I was touching Kenyan soil but also my first time in an African country. This huge continent, so rich culturally speaking, was a mystery to me. Having the...[more]

Category: SP 13, General HORTINLEA, PhD & Master theses


Embracing Participatory Research for AIVs

How can African indigenous vegetables (AIVs) be more present in Kenyans’ diets? Why do farmers grow AIVs and why not? Which role does gender play in production, marketing and consumption of AIVs? These were guiding questions at...[more]

Category: General HORTINLEA, SP 7, SP 10, PhD & Master theses


Collaborating for Knowledge Exchange Towards Food and Nutrition Security - The HORTINLEA Master’s Thesis Programme

After almost six months running, the HORTINLEA Master’s Thesis Programme has reached its halftime for the cycle of 2016/17. The programme started in September 2016 to accompany 13 Master students during the process of writing...[more]

Category: General HORTINLEA, SP 13, PhD & Master theses


HORTINLEA Annual Meeting 2016

Which disciplinary research results could realistically promote farmers producing African Indigenous Vegetables (AIVs)? How to sew scientific findings together to create an interdisciplinary strategy with holistic solutions? How...[more]

Category: General HORTINLEA, SP 1, SP 2, SP 3, SP 4, SP 5, SP 6, SP 7, SP 8, SP 9


Gender Analysis alone is not enough

Dr. Ann Kingiri is a researcher at the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) in Kenya and the Open University, UK. Her broad expertise includes Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) policy analysis, environmental policy...[more]

Category: General HORTINLEA, SP 7, SP 13

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