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GALA blog

An insight into the development of the GALA project.

Intra-household survey – Tanzania

4 April 2017: Silvia Silvestri, GALA project manager, writes:  Over the past few months the GALA delivery team has been trying to understand how households in Tanzania obtained and share information on farming practices. This will help us to understand the effectiveness of different communication approaches in delivering agricultural information to small-scale farmers.  It will also help us to reflect on which currently change […]

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What agro-dealers think – a survey from Northern Ghana

12 February 2017:GALA partner Green Ef has recently carried out surveys into the range of products being stocked by agro-dealers in Northern Ghana. They also recorded the comments made by the agro-dealers. These comments give us a useful insight into the opportunities and challenges perceived by the agro-dealers. We asked Green Ef to share the comments they collected in the […]

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Soybean and the gender agenda…

7 February 2017: The ASHC team writes: We recently asked our colleagues at N2Africa ‘is soybean a woman’s crop?’ Ken Giller reminded us that we could not make generalizations – and that we had to explore the context and location to know. For the Ghanaian context Samuel Adjei-Nsiah came back with a great answer. He […]

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GALA newsletter published

GALA newsletter 2 has been produced and can be downloaded.

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A  soybean campaign plan for Ghana

10 January 2017 The GALA team writes: In the framework of the GALA project we are exploring how effective different media, and combinations of media, can be at encouraging farmers to trial and/or adopt improved legume technologies. There is a specific emphasis on how different promotional approaches impact on women and younger farmers. GALA works […]

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GALA newsletter published

GALA newsletter 1 has been published and is ready for downloading.

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GALA taking shape in Tanzania

Silvia Silvestri, from CABI, explains that the Gender and the Legume Alliance (GALA) partners are planning to meet to kick-start the project in Tanzania … The GALA project will operate in Ghana and Tanzania. In Tanzania we are building on a strong body of work that has been developing over the past 18 months to […]

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Celebrating GALA success…

6 June 2016: Edward Baars and Minke Stadler introduce an exciting development for the Legume Alliance in Tanzania and plans for new work in Ghana… The project ‘Gender and the Legume Alliance: integrating multi-media communications approaches and input brokerage’ is implemented by CABI and N2Africa with grant support from the SAIRLA-programme. This five-year programme commissions research […]

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