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Maize variety options for Africa: Zimbabwe
Maize hybrid 013WH31 developed by the National Maize Programme, Harare
Maize variety options for Africa: Malawi
Young lady carrying home maize flour from the millers, Salima
Maize variety options for Africa: Ghana
Newly released maize varieties on display, Crops Research Institute, Kumasi
Dry forest based livelihoods in resettlement areas of Northwestern Ethiopia
While the importance of forests for livelihoods has long been well-recognized, empirical knowledge of the factors influencing the extent and diversity of household engagement in the extraction of forest products across ...
Estimating consumer willingness to pay for food quality with experimental auctions: the case of yellow versus fortified maize meal in Kenya
Biofortification of maize with provitamin A carotenoids is a new approach to the alleviation of vitamin A deficiencies in Africa. Unfortunately these varieties are yellow or orange, while consumers generally prefer white. ...
Wheat: a strategic crop for Africa
What determines gender inequality in household food security in Kenya? Application of exogenous switching treatment regression
This paper explores the link between the gender of a household head and food security in rural Kenya. The results show that the food security gap between male-headed households (MHHs) and female-headed households (FHHs) ...
Comparative intake of white- versus orange-colored maize by Zambian children in the context of promotion of biofortified maize
Background. Vitamin A deficiency is associated with poor health outcomes related to reproduction, growth, vision, and immunity. Biofortification of staple crops is a novel strategy for combating vitamin A deficiency in ...
Post-harvest losses in African maize in the face of increasing food shortage
Maize is the most important food staple for resource-poor smallholders in Africa, providing food and income to millions. One of the key constraints to improving food and nutritional security in Africa is the poor post-harvest ...