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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 ...
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 ...
Medium-term effects of conservation agriculture based cropping systems for sustainable soil and water management and crop productivity in the Ethiopian highlands
In the northern Ethiopian highlands, croplands yield extremely high volumes of storm runoff and are the major contributor to sediment load in the rivers. A medium-term tillage experiment was carried out (2005?2010) on a ...