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Risk analysis of maize-legume crop combinations with smallholder farmers varying in resource endowment in Central Malawi
SUMMARY: Using farmer resource typologies, adaptability analysis and an on-farm mother and baby trial approach, we evaluated the production risks of alternative maize-legume crop combinations for smallholder farmers in ...
Using innovation platforms to scale out soil acidity-ameliorating technologies in Dedza district in central Malawi
Soil acidity is a serious constraint in crop production in some parts of Malawi, particularly in high rainfall and high altitude areas. A learning platform was established in Bembeke Extension Planning Area (EPA) (14¡ã ...
Newsletter / Bulletin
(CIMMYT / ACIAR, 2015)
Could farmer interest in a diversity of seed attributes explain adoption plateaus for modern maize varieties in Malawi?
This study uses new data from a household survey (n = 179) in Mulanje District, Malawi to examine whether the observed adoption plateaus for modern maize varieties in Malawi partly reflect farmer interest in a diversity ...
SIMLESA Workshop Proceedings Golden Peacock Hotel August 2014, Lilongwe, Malawi
(CIMMYT / ACIAR, 2014)
SIMLESA-2 - 2014-2018: what is good-difficult and different?
(CIMMYT; ACIAR; SIMLESA, 2014)
Household, community, and policy determinants of food insecurity in rural Malawi
This study examines how socio-economic characteristics of households, local conditions, and public programmes are associated with the probability that a farm household in rural Malawi is food insecure. The statistical ...
Maize technology in Malawi: a green revolution in the making?
This case study of technical change in maize production in Malawi seeks to answer the question of whether the diffusion of improved maize seed and fertilizer among Malawian smallholder farmers will create the sharp yield ...