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Demonstrations of an interdisciplinary approach to planning adaptive agricultural research programmes
(CIMMYT Eastern African Economics Programme, 1979)
Institutional change and discontinuities in farmers' use of hybrid maize seed and fertilizer in Malawi: Findings from the 1996-97 CIMMYT/MoLD Survey
This study records the use of hybrid maize seed and fertilizer by small-scale farmers in Malawi, as well as their opinions about these inputs, from 1989-90 through 1996-97. Its main purpose is to determine whether the ...
Soil fertility management research for the maize cropping systems of smallholders in Southern Africa: A review
This paper examines the implications of declining soil fertility for the maize-based cropping systems in southern and eastern Africa. A review of the importance of maize in the region is followed by a description of the ...
Twenty-five years of research on women farmers in Africa: Lessons and implications for agricultural research institutions -- With an annotated bibliography
Based on an extensive review of the literature on women farmers in Africa, this paper explores the potential reasons why women farmers have not adopted improved maize technologies and discusses the implications for ...
Risk management for maize farmers in drought-prone areas of Southern Africa
This publication describes presentations, discussions, and outcomes of a stakeholders' meeting to develop objectives, and a work plan for a project on risk management in maize-based farming systems in Southern Africa, ...
Insect resistant maize for Africa (IRMA) project : annual report 2002