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Conservation agriculture and its impact on water productivity
(CIMMYT; AERI; Seed and Plant Improvement Institute, 2011)
Comparative performance of conservation agriculture and current smallholder farming practices in semi-arid Zimbabwe
Conservationagriculture (CA) is currently promoted in sub-humid and semi-arid areas of sub-Saharan Africa as a means to increase crop water use efficiency and stabilize yields. In this study, conducted during three consecutive ...
Optimizing intensive cereal-based cropping systems addressing current and future drivers of agricultural change in the northwestern Indo-Gangetic Plains of India
Increasing scarcity of resources (labour, water, and energy) and cost of production, along with climate variability, are major challenges for the sustainability of rice-wheat system in the northwesten Indo-Gangetic Plains ...
Crop-livestock interactions in smallholder farming systems and their implications for the adoption of Conservation Agriculture in Kenya
(CIMMYT / KALRO, 2015)
This study was conducted as part of the project titled: ‘Enhancing Total Farm Productivity in Smallholder Conservation Agriculture-Based Systems in Eastern Africa’. Its purpose is to inform agronomists and other project ...
Adapting maize production to climate change in sub-Saharan Africa
Given the accumulating evidence of climate change in sub-Saharan Africa, there is an urgent need to develop more climate resilient maize systems. Adaptation strategies to climate change in maize systems in sub-Saharan ...
MasAgro Desarrollo sustentable con el productor
(CIMMYT; SAGARPA; MasAgro, 2013)
Up-scaling and out-scaling conservation agriculture technologies: The case of a local innovation platform in eastern Kenya
An innovation platform (IP) is a forum for diagnosing problems of common interest, exploring opportunities and solutions. Such a platform comprises a multi-sectoral and/or a multi-institutional partners. The initiative ...