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What’s the missing link? : reviewing Climate Change Polices in context of Indian agricultural sector
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2015)
Government of India has recently announced for special funds like National adaptation fund to handle market risks arising due to climatic variability. The operational protocol of this fund and other forthcoming initiatives have ...
Farmers' climate change adaptation options and their determinants in Tigray Region, Northern Ethiopia
(Academic Journals, 2015)
Exploring micro-level evidences is critical to fine tune effective adaptation options to cope with the adverse impact of climate change. In this regard, detailed studies on climate change adaptation options are not available ...
Crops that feed the world 6. Past successes and future challenges to the role played by maize in global food security
Maize is one of the most important food crops in the world and, together with rice and wheat, provides at least 30% of the food calories to more than 4.5 billion people in 94 developing countries. In parts of Africa and ...
Adapting maize production to climate change in sub-Saharan Africa
Given the accumulating evidence of climate change in sub-Saharan Africa, there is an urgent need to develop more climate resilient maize systems. Adaptation strategies to climate change in maize systems in sub-Saharan ...
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 ...
Maize seed marketing chains and marketing efficiency along supply chains of the hills in Nepal
(Premier Publishers, 2015)
Remoteness, poor infrastructures, labor shortages, small quantities of seed at the producer level and few private seed traders are inherent problems in maize seed production and marketing in the hills of Nepal. Farm-saved ...
Conservation agriculture in maize- and wheat-based systems in the (Sub)tropics: Lessons from adaptation initiatives in South Asia, Mexico, and Southern Africa
Conservation agriculture's underlying principles—minimal soil disturbance, soil cover and crop rotation—are increasingly recognized as essential for sustainable agriculture. This article summarizes three contrasting cases ...
Improving irrigated rice production in the Senegal River Valley through experiential learning and innovation
Research facilitating farmer-researcher collaboration and experiential learning may provide the missing element to tailor crop management recommendations to meet farmers? needs. We tested different crop management systems ...