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Can sub-Saharan Africa feed itself?
(National Academy of Sciences, 2016)
Although global food demand is expected to increase 60% by 2050 compared with 2005/2007, the rise will be much greater in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Indeed, SSA is the region at greatest food security risk because by 2050 ...
Insect resistant maize for Africa (IRMA) project: creating awareness on biotechnology based technologies: report on a workshop
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2001)
The Insect Resistant Maize for Africa. (IRMA) Project is a joint venture between the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI), with financial support ...
The seed industry for dryland crops in Eastern Kenya
The development and promotion of improved crop varieties as well as efficient seed production, distribution, and marketing systems have contributed significantly to increased agricultural production and food security in ...
Maize crop nutrient input requirements for food security in sub-Saharan Africa
Nutrient limitation is a major constraint in crop production in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Here, we propose a generic and simple equilibrium model to estimate minimum input requirements of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium ...
Metal silo grain storage technology and household food security in Kenya
(Academic Journals, 2015)
A treatment effect and ordered logit models were used to evaluate the impact of metal silo storage technology on household food security and factors influencing adoption of metal silo. Farmers’ perception of the effectiveness ...