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Do mature innovation platforms make a difference in agricultural research for development? a meta-analysis of case studies
(Cambridge University Press; Cambridge University Press, 2018)
Unpacking ‘sustainable’ cocoa : do sustainability standards, development projects and policies address producer concerns in Indonesia, Cameroon and Peru?
(Taylor and Francis; Taylor & Francis, 2018)
A simplified irrigation pump testing method for developing countries : a case study in Bangladesh
(John Wiley and Sons, 2018)
Much of South Asia experiences a monomodal rainfall pattern with a distinct dry season following the annual monsoon. Enabling irrigation during the dry season has therefore been crucial in assuring improved productivity ...
Adoption of multiple climate-smart agricultural practices in the Gangetic plains of Bihar, India
Purpose: The adoption of climate-smart agricultural practices (CSAPs) is important for sustaining Indian agriculture in the face of climate change. Despite considerable effort by both national and international agricultural ...
Conservation agriculture with trees amplifies negative effects of reduced tillage on maize performance in East Africa
Conservation agriculture (CA) is widely promoted in sub-Saharan Africa both in open fields and in agroforestry where the practice is known as ‘conservation agriculture with trees’ (CAWT). Although advantages and disadvantages ...
Exploring the potential of household methodologies to strengthen gender equality and improve smallholder livelihoods : research in Malawi in maize-based systems
Household methodologies (HHM) intervene directly in intra-household gender relations to strengthen overall smallholder agency and efficacy as economic agents and development actors. Strengthening women's agency is one ...
Urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts (SDG 13) : transforming agriculture and food systems
Actions on climate change (SDG 13), including in the food system, are crucial. SDG 13 needs to align with the Paris Agreement, given that UNFCCC negotiations set the framework for climate change actions. Food system actions ...
The climate-smart village approach : framework of an integrative strategy for scaling up adaptation options in agriculture
(Resilience Alliance, 2018)
Increasing weather risks threaten agricultural production systems and food security across the world. Maintaining agricultural growth while minimizing climate shocks is crucial to building a resilient food production system ...
The adaptive capacity of maize-based conservation agriculture systems to climate stress in tropical and subtropical environments : a meta-regression of yields
(Elsevier Masson, 2018)
Conservation agriculture is widely promoted across sub-Saharan Africa as a sustainable farming practice that enhances adaptive capacity to climate change. The interactions between climate stress, management, and soil are ...
Multi-objective land use allocation modelling for prioritizing climate-smart agricultural interventions
Climate-smart interventions in agriculture have varying costs and environmental and economic impacts. Their implementation requires appropriate investment decisions by policy makers that are relevant for current as well ...