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Gender inequality in smallholder onion (Allium cepa l.) production in the far north region of Cameroon

Onion is perceived to be a “man’s crop” in the study region with only 22 percent of onion producers being women. Women mentioned difficulties in acquiring land and storage facilities as the main constraints to successful onion production.

2017-05-02T03:26:45+00:00December 5th, 2016|Categories: Recent Research, West and Central Africa - Coastal and Humid Regions|Tags: , , |

Reforming a seed system

Facilitated by AVRDC and with assistance from the Agricultural Research Institute (ARI) in Quetta, a group of ten farmers decided to do something about a lack of good quality onion seed by setting up a joint venture for onion seed production.

2016-10-22T04:51:17+00:00October 23rd, 2015|Categories: Latest News, South Asia|Tags: , , |