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The ninth regional wheat workshop for Eastern, Central and Southern Africa
(CIDA Eastern Africa Cereals Program; CIMMYT, 1996)
This paper presents an overview of issues related to the current status of wheat research, production and consumption in eleven countries of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa. It also illustrates national trends since ...
Developing sustainable wheat production systems: the eighth regional wheat workshop for Eastern, Central and Southern Africa
According to the workshop theme, "Developing Sustainable Wheat Production Systems", the results of this workshop are of direct interest to us as one of the poorest countries in the Third World. Whereas Africa is vastly ...
Los cultivos de cobertura en la agricultura en laderas: Innovación de los agricultores con Mucuna
(CIMMYT; CATIE; IDRC, 1999)
Los agricultores del norte de Honduras están a la vanguardia de un significativo avance en la agricultura en laderas. Por más de 20 años, calladamente han desarrollado una agresiva leguminosa trepadora llamada frijol ...
The seventh Regional Wheat Workshop for Eastern, Central and Southern Africa
The Representative of The Director General of CIMMYT, Dr. George Varughese, Workshop Organizers, Ladies and Gentlemen: First, I want to welcome you to Kenya, and, particularly, to Nakuru, which is the Provincial Headquarters ...
Fertilizer use and maize production in Sub-Saharan Africa
In sub-Saharan Africa, greater use of mineral fertilizers is crucial to increasing food production and slowing the rate of environmental degradation. Regional growth rates in fertilizer consumption have never been particularly ...
Twenty-five years of research on women farmers in Africa: lessons and implications for agricultural research institutions -- With an annotated bibliography
Based on an extensive review of the literature on women farmers in Africa, this paper explores the potential reasons why women farmers have not adopted improved maize technologies and discusses the implications for ...
Low use of fertilizers and low productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa
Factors related to the low use of fertilizers and the resulting low agricultural productivity in sub-Saharan Africa are reviewed. The importance of inorganic fertilizers and agricultural research to improving soil fertility ...
Cover crops in hillside agriculture: farmer innovation with Mucuna
(CIMMYT; IDRC, 1998)
Farmers in northern Honduras are at the forefront of a significant development in hillside agriculture. For more than 20 years, they have been quietly developing an aggressive vining legume called velvet bean and adapting ...
Institutions and the African farmer
Getting African agriculture moving is the most complex and demanding task facing policy makers, agricultural scientists, and donors over the coming 25 years. This publication, based on the text of a presentation given at ...