- Type:OrganisationCountry of registration:SudanRelation to CTCN:Network Member
ATTS - Agricultural Technology Transfer Society - is non-governmental organization (NGO) driven by individuals with common interest in the exploitation of modern agricultural technologies to uplift productivity of the agricultural sector of the Sudan in support of poverty reduction, improvement of household food security, upgrading the livelihood of small farmers and herders, and empowerment of vulnerable social groups. ATTS has chosen the poverty focus for its technology interventions to support scale-up, and improve operations, taking advantage of the available resources.
- Type:PublicationPublication date:Objective:
The purpose of the Rapid Loss Appraisal Tool for agribusiness value chains is to provide a sufficiently accurate pre-screening tool for identifying intervention points along agribusiness value chains (VC), working out incentives for VC operators and proposing measures to reduce pre- and post-harvest losses. The tool supports the design of concrete interventions that have
the primary aim of improving food security at the subsistence level, either on farms or in communities, and the secondary aim of upgrading specific VCs.
The tool supports:
- Type:OrganisationCountry of registration:NigeriaRelation to CTCN:Network Member
The National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT) was first established as the National Fruit and Vegetable Research and Development Centre (NFVRDC) with the assistance of UNDP/FAO Project NIR/72/007. By the Federal Government Agricultural Research Institutes Establishment Decree Order No. 35 of June 1975, the Centre metamorphosed into the National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT) along with other Agricultural Research Institutes. The Institute is under the coordination of the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN).