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Evaluation of Feed Resources in Mixed Crop-Livestock Systems in Sudano-Sahelian Zone of Mali in West Africa
Livestock are important assets to the rural poor in developing countries but are faced with the major challenge of marked seasonal feed availability. A study was carried out to assess existing and potential feed resources ...
Stakeholders mapping, analysis and engagement in Southern Mali
Poster of Stakeholders mapping, analysis and engagement in Southern Mali
Parklands for buffering climate risk and sustaining agricultural production in the Sahel of West Africa
In the Sahelian zone of West Africa, crops grown under a discontinuous cover of scattered trees dominate many landscapes and constitute the so-called parklands. These systems reflect the ecological knowledge of the farmers ...
ICRISAT 2013 activities Dryland Systems CRP
Presentation of ICRISAT 2013 activities Dryland Systems CRP
In-field water harvesting using contour bund with earth to cope with changing climate in semi-arid smallholder farming areas in Mali
Most of the population in the Sahel is small-scale resource-poor farmers who rely mainly on rain-fed agriculture for their livelihoods. However, rainfall in this region is erratic, poorly distributed and very variable, ...
Watershed management, efforts beyond farm level in southern Mali
Poster of Watershed management, efforts beyond farm level in southern Mali
Gendered Analysis of Stakeholder Perceptions of Climate Change, and the Barriers to its Adaptation in Mopti Region in Mali
The current study presents the farmer and community perceptions of the causes and effects of climate change, the barriers to adoption of the resilient practices, and the present level of practices adoption in Mopti region ...
Experiment-based prototyping to design and assess cotton management systems in West Africa
Designing innovative combinations of techniques to improve the sustainability of cropping systems in poor countries is a major challenge. Here, we developed a prototyping methodology to design, assess and adapt a crop ...
Durum wheat: a staple crop for food security
Durum wheat is the 10th most important crop produced on the planet, and its consumption is nearly as old as civilisation itself. The Phoenicians were the first traders that sold its products along the shores of Mediterranean, ...
Africa Rising Mali report on Year 1 (2012)
Presentation of Africa Rising Mali report on Year 1 (2012)