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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 ...
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.
To feed ourselves: a proceedings of the First Eastern, Central and Southern Africa Regional Maize Workshop
This publication contains the proceedings of the First Eastern, Central and Southern Africa Regional Maize Workshop, held in Lusaka, Zambia, on 10-17 March, 1985, and sponsored by the Government of Zambia and CIMMYT. It ...
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 ...
Report of a seminar for senior agricultural research administrators from Eastern and Southern Africa
Dr. Don Winkelmann welcomed participants to Nairobi and outlined briefly the purpose of the meeting; to exchange views on the potential and present status of On Farm Research with a Farming Systems Perspective (OFR/FSP) ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...