Prof. Dr. Janice Jiggins is currently a guest researcher at Communication and Innovation Studies, Wageningen University Research, The Netherlands. She is also a visiting fellow at IIED, London; a member of the icipe Governing Council; treasurer for the Management Board of Tropenbos International, The Netherlands; and a member of the ILEIA board.
Where was everyone on Wednesday? The plenary theatres were almost empty. The presentations included RaboFarm’s investments in ‘real assets’ (land, water, infrastructures) on the basis of ‘fair pricing’ i.e. including the price of all the investmen...read more
For the last fifty years the education of small farmers in their primary occupation – farming – has been neglected. Governments and aid agencies in the South instead have focused their resources on providing publicly funded services that ‘extended...read more