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Maize adaptive research: achievements and prospects in Southern Africa
In the last six to eight years, farming systems adaptive research has contributed much to the understanding of maize production constraints on smallholder farms in southern Africa. It has contributed less to the development ...
Trade-offs between multifunctionality and profit in tropical smallholder landscapes
(Nature Publishing Group, 2020)
Determinants and profitability of inorganic fertilizer use in smallholder maize production in Ethiopia
(Taylor and Francis, 2021)
Maize landraces and adaptation to climate change in Mexico
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
Approaches and tools for inclusive value chain development: lessons from Uganda for improved impact
(Practical Action Publishing, 2017)
Processor linkages and farm household productivity: evidence from dairy hubs in East Africa
(Wiley Periodicals, 2017)
Linking smallholder farmers to large enterprises could be a powerful mechanism to improve input and output markets as well as other productivity-enhancing services for liquidity constrained smallholders. Dairy hubs promoted ...
Determinants of sorghum adoption and land allocation intensity in the smallholder sector of semi-arid Zimbabwe
(Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), 2019)
Sorghum is important for sustainability of smallholder farmers' subsistence, social and economic livelihoods in semi-arid and arid environments of Southern Africa. However, production of the crop has been on the decline ...
Smallholder value chains as complex adaptive systems: a conceptual framework
(Emerald Publishing Limited, 2018)
Purpose: Smallholder value chains are dynamic, changing over time in sudden, unpredictable ways as they adapt to shocks. Understanding these dynamics and adaptation is essential for these chains to remain competitive in ...