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Analytics of barani farming systems of northern punjab: cropping intensity, crop-livestock interactions and food self-sufficiency
(PARC; CIMMYT, 1988)
The rainfed areas of Pothwar plateau cover about one quarter of total cropped area of the Punjab. Farming in the area is characterised by a complex and diversified set of activities. Farm productivity in the region is ...
Gender norms and agency in the Pakistan agriculture sector: policy brief
Investment and robust studies are needed to strengthen the body of evidence and facilitate gender mainstreaming in agricultural development; Women’s contributions to the agriculture sector (e.g. home based livestock rearing ...
Women in the maize seed business in East and Southern Africa
The maize seed sector in East and Southern Africa is male-dominated. Most seed companies operating in the region are owned and run by men. Often, access to land and financial capital is a constraint for women who are keen ...
Gender Dynamics in Seed Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa and Worldwide Lessons Workshop: report of proceedings of the Multi-stakeholder Technical Workshop
Seed is life. Seed systems are complex and multilayered, involving diverse interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral actors in multiple fronts, from seed conservation to multiplication; improved breeding; regulatory sanitary ...
The intersection of youth access to land, migration and employment opportunities: evidence from sub-Saharan Africa
This paper examines the intersections between youth access to land, migration decisions and employment opportunities using nationally representative and multi-year data from multiple African countries. We document evidence ...
Landscapes of rural youth opportunity
This paper is motivated by the consistent portrayal, within current policy discourse, of agriculture and the broader rural economy in Africa as domains of opportunity for rural youth. It presents a new conceptualization ...
Developing a gender intentional strategy for deployment of Male sterility (Ms44) mutant gene seed production technology for Africa. International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) Internal Discussion Paper
Are there differences in men’s and women’s access to and use of fertilizer and hybrid maize seed in eastern and southern Africa? This article explores the issue through a systematic review of the extant literature on gender ...
First report of virulence to Sr25 in race TKTTF of Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici causing stem rust on wheat
(American Phytopathological Society (APS), 2017)
Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici (Pgt) race TKTTF was reported as the dominant race in the wheat stem rust epidemics in Ethiopia during 2014–15. The race and variants hereof have also been recorded elsewhere in Africa, the ...