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Soil fertility management research for the maize cropping systems of smallholders in Southern Africa: a review
This paper examines the implications of declining soil fertility for the maize-based cropping systems in southern and eastern Africa. A review of the importance of maize in the region is followed by a description of the ...
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 can ...
Enhancing the contribution of maize to food security in Ethiopia
This publication provides a comprehensive and detailed review of the major maize research and technology dissemination advances and challenges in Ethiopia since the First National Maize Workshop of Ethiopia was held on May ...
Towards self sufficiency
This workshop aims to create a better awareness among maize researchers of their mutual problems and approaches to solving them, as well as to strengthen regional cooperation.
Regional symposium on wheat and triticale
(Institute of Agronomical Studies; CIMMYT, 1980)
The regional Symposium of wheat and Triticale held in Rwanda in 1980 brought together French speaking and English speaking wheat and triticale workers in Africa. Their presentations have been edited to a minimum in order ...
The spread of stem rust caused by Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici, with Virulence on Sr31 in wheat in Eastern Africa
(American Phytopathological Society (APS), 2006)
Stem rust resistance in wheat cultivars with Sr31 has been effective and durable worldwide for more than 30 years. Isolates of Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici with virulence to Sr31 were detected in Uganda in 1999 (1). ...
Characterization of maize producing households in Manyoni and Chamwino districts in Tanzania
Maize is Africa’s most important cereal crop. It is particularly vital for more than 300 million people in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) whose livelihoods are threatened by recurrent droughts responsible for crop failures. ...
Profitable and sustainable nutrient management systems for East and Southern African smallholder farming systems challenges and opportunities: a synthesis of the Eastern and Southern Africa situation in terms of past experiences, present and future opportunities in promoting nutrients use in Africa
(CIAT; The University of Queensland; QAAFI; CIMMYT, 2013)
Sustainable agricultural intensification is still one of the major issues to meet the growing demand for food in the coming decades, and to make sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) a food-secure sub-continent. The majority of soils ...
Compendium of deliverables of the conservation agriculture course 2014
This book is the result of the hard work of 5 CIMMYT trainees who work on sustainable practices in India, Ethiopia and Zimbabwe, and participated in the 2014 visiting scientist program ?Conservation agriculture: Laying the ...