Crops, Browse and Pollinators in Africa



CROPS, BROWSE AND POLLINATORS IN AFRICA

An Initial Stock-taking


produced by the
African Pollinators Initiative


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CONTENTS

PART 1- 640 Kb

    List of Contributors

    List of Figures and Titles

    Frontpiece: Pollinators of Selected Crops in Africa

    Preface

    Summary of Lessons Learned

    Introduction

PART 2- 676 Kb

    Identifying the State of Knowledge

      Farmersí Knowledge in Kenya
      Farmersí and Extensionists Knowledge in Ghana
      Research and Civil Society Organisations: Knowledge of Pollination
      In the Literature

    Initial Assessments and Lessons Learned

      Methods and Approaches
      Fruit Crops
      NUT CROPS
      OIL CROPS
      BROWSE
      BEVERAGE AND STIMULANT CROPS

    Summary and Conclusion

    Acknowledgements

    Picture Credits

    References Cited


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