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Rebecca Selvarajah

Rebecca is a science writer, manager of publishing projects, trainer in science writing, and novelist — working partly from Nairobi, Kenya and partly from Morwell, Australia. With over 15 years of experience in writing, advertising/marketing, publishing and social media, she takes on varied assignments, travelling, if needed, to conduct relevant research and interviews. Originally from Sri Lanka, Rebecca holds a BA honours in Psychology, with minors in Gender Studies and Sociology. Email Rebecca on r.selvarajah@cgiar.org

Conservation Agriculture With Trees: Now available, a comprehensive guide for extension workers

Conservation agriculture with trees combines the best of Conservation Agriculture with the best of Agroforestry to offer many benefits to landscapes and livelihoods. But its uptake is restricted by policy, cultural and technical issues, to name some factors....

Conservation Agriculture with Trees (CAWT) policy in Kenya: An incentive or disincentive for smallholders?

Conservation Agriculture with Trees (CAWT) policy in Kenya: An incentive or disincentive for smallholders?

The adoption of Conservation Agriculture with Trees (CAWT)—despite its technical efficiency—is constrained by policy and institutional factors in Eastern Kenya. This is according to an article by Ngendo et al in the African Journal of Agricultural Research, published...

Moving from tilling to conservation

Moving from tilling to conservation

By Catherine Njeri – Communications Assistant, World Vision East African Region Nelson Mwangi never imagined that his water-logged piece of land which is slightly shy of an acre could be transformed into a food generating unit. “It is...