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South, Central and East Afica in conjunction with the Inaugural Biennial Meeting of the AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION OF ZAMBIA at Mount Makulu Research Station, Chilanga
This first ever Wheat Workshop being held here at Mount Makulu Central Research Station, and which has been jointly organized by the wheat researchers in my ministry and the Agricultural Science Association of Zambia. Mr. ...
Regional wheat workshop: eastern, Central and Southern Africa, and Indian Ocean
(NPBS; CIMMYT, 1985)
It is well recognised that the rate of development 1n agriculture, is greatly influenced, among other factors, by the quality of national institutions responsible for research and development programmes. The availability ...
Comparative advantage and policy incentives for wheat production in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe is unusual among SADCC countries in producing most of its own wheat. Between 1965 and 1975, rapid growth in wheat production transformed the nation from a net wheat importer to a net exporter. Although wheat ...
Regional wheat workshop for Eastern, Central and Southern Africa
(CIMMYT; CIDA; TARO, 1983)
Proceedings of the Regional Wheat Workshop for East, Central and Southern Africa held in Arusha, Tanzania June 13-17, 1983.
Potential technology and research needs for rainfed maize production in drought prone environments of Southern Africa
In southern Africa, semi-arid areas (here simply defined as areas with less than 700 mm but more than 350 mm of rainfall per annum) can be found from around 100 m to over 1,400 m above sea level. The semi-arid areas most ...
Targeting recommendations for small farmers: the role of economic factors in Zimbabwe and Swaziland
Natural conditions and major resource differences such as farm size are commonly used in on-farm research to define homogeneous 'recommendation domains' within which new technologies are tested. Successful trial results ...
The Fifth Regional Wheat Workshop for Eastern, Central, and Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean
(CIMMYT; CIDA, 1988)
Wheat and triticale have again become part of the agricultural practices of Malagasy farmers and production has increased in the last few years. However, two major wheat problems appeared in 1986: wheat rust and the ...
Report of a review of on-farm research in Swaziland: 1982-1988
The critical constraints to increasing the incomes of Swazi Nation Land farmers has been the lack of research recommendations relevant to their farming context. It was necessary that researchers be reoriented to produce ...
On-farm research and extension linkages: experience from Zambia's Eastern province, 1982/88
After half a dozen years of field implementation, on-farm research programmes in southern Africa have developed research results which are now being passed onto extension for dissemination to farmers. Given the system, ...
Demonstration of an interdisciplinary approach to planning adaptive agricultural research programmes in the Serenje District, Central Province, Zambia 1978
In cooperation with researchers in many national agricultural research programs, CIMMYT has sought to develop procedures with help to focus agricultural research squarely on the needs of farmers. The process invo1ves ...