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WLI Newsletter: August issue
This newsletter highlights WLI project achievements, collaborations and upcoming meetings.
Estimating soil erosion in sub-Saharan Africa based on landscape similarity mapping
Soil erosion is one of the major forms of land degradation in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) with serious impact on agricultural productivity. Due to the absence of reliable data at appropriate resolution and differences in the ...
Mitochondrial DNA variation reveals maternal origins and demographic dynamics of Ethiopian indigenous goats
The Horn of Africa forms one of the two main historical entry points of domestics into the continent and Ethiopia is particularly important in this regard. Through the analysis of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) d-loop region ...
Water benchmarks of CWANA - Second phase: 1st Annual Progress Report 2010-2011
1st Annual Progress Report 2010-2011 for the Community-Based Optimization of the Management of Scarce Water Resources in Agriculture in West Asia and North Africa project. Second phase
دراسة عن خصائص سبل العيش، وتأثير واعتماد الابتكارات الزراعية في سيدي سالم بمحافظة كفر الشيخ ،ومنطقة انطلاق في النوبارية محافظة البحيرة
This presentation highlights research findings of 30 extension agents and 2 policy makers about gender-specific problems and extension needs in Noubariya based on a 200 farmer survey (100 men and 100 women).
Making Egyptian women’s agricultural labor visible and improving their access to productive assets
In rural Egypt, social norms frame women as “helpers” to their families and husbands instead of as workers in their own right. Women are assumed not to contribute to agriculture or participate in irrigation. However, a ...
Use of latent factor mixed model to analyze allele climate association in a panel of ICARDA durum wheat accessions
The purpose of the current study was to appraise desirable associations between allele frequencies and environmental variables for a set of North African durum wheat landraces using latent factor mixed models. Speci cally: To ...
Adapative Management of Water Resources to Increase Agricultural Productivity
While the future of agricultural development in Egypt depends on water, the country is not located within the belt of rainy countries. With 97% of Egypt’s total agriculture classified under irrigated agriculture, water ...
Socioeconomic assessment of improved water management practices in Egypt’s irrigated agriculture
The objectives of this report are to evaluate and test, with community participation; the benchmark water management options which sustainably improve water productivity, net return per water unit, and optimize water use. ...