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Feasibility study of Climate-Smart Agriculture for rural communities in Southern Africa: the approach
"A Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) innovation is a technology or practice that increases farm productivity and profitability; helps farmers cope with negative efects of climate change and build resilience; and mitigate ...
The Scaling Scan: a practical tool to determine the strenghts and weaknesses of your scaling ambition
(PPPlab; CIMMYT, 2018)
Despite the omnipresent focus on “scaling”, its interpretation diverges a lot between and within projects. The Scaling Scan was designed to systematically deal with the complexities of scaling and tailor scaling approaches ...
Can we scale out Climate-Smart Agriculture?
Mucuna (Kalongonda): the best legume for soil fertility in Malawi
Mucuna pruriens (velvet bean or kalongonda) is a legume, which gets most of its nitrogen (N) from the air and adds N to the soil from the leaves and stems that fail during the season. The more N added to the soil, the ...
Liming of smallholder soils in Zimbabwe
Most of the soils in smallholders areas of Zimbabwe are acidic. This is one of the main reasons that crops grow poorly. Lime is a low cost amendment which makes soils less acidic. Lime has been widely used by commercial ...
Innovation for food and nutritional security
Going to scale: How do Conservation Agriculture practices spread among farmers in Kenya?
(CIMMYT; KALRO; ACIAR, 2016)
Demonstration sites will continue to be centers of experimentation and learning for farmers. The results presented in this brief, demonstrates the efficacy of the demonstration approach to agriculture extension. It is ...
The CIMMYT Economics Program
CIMMYT economists ask and answer fundamental questions about CIMMYT’s maize and wheat research: Do our research products help people? How do they help them? Can we design research products that are better at meeting farmers’ ...
Analisis de redes de innovacion
(CIMMYT; UACH, 2016)
Una red de innovación es un conjunto de actores y sus relaciones, ubicados en un territorio, que colaboran para el beneficio individual y colectivo a través de la innovación.