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Report of the regional workshop on sustainable intensification of mixed croplivestock farming systems in Northern Ghana, Tamale, Ghana, 27‐28 August 2012
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s (CSIR) Animal Research Institute (ARI) convened a 2‐day Inter‐Regional Workshop on Sustainable intensification of mixed croplivestock farming systems in the three ...
Agricultural livelihood systems (ALS) typology for coping with socio-ecological diversity in ALS transition research: A demonstrative case in Pontieba, south-western Burkina Faso
Smallholder farms’ populations are characterized by their heterogeneity giving the diversity of farms’ livelihood settings. Integrated farming system modelling therefore requires a preliminary clear identification of the ...
Stakeholders mapping, analysis and engagement in Southern Mali
Poster of Stakeholders mapping, analysis and engagement in Southern Mali
Gender preferred crops with laboratory evidence on fodder quality traits
A summary report on gender preferred local varieties and evidence from laboratories on Iron and zinc content on grains and fodder quality traits.
Protocole pour l’évaluation de la diversité des cultures, des espèces agro forestières et des animaux à Aguié, Maradi
This survey protocol for the Focus Group Discussions (FGD) was developed to assess the diversity of nutritious local foods vs imported foods in Niger, West Africa. The aim of the FGD is to retrieve informations upon (a) ...
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, ...
Integrated production functions for main crop fields in Pontieba, south-western Burkina Faso: Empirical estimations for efficiency assessment and further integrated modelling
Understanding efficiencies of the uses of major inputs for smallholder cropping systems such as labour and fertilizer under heterogeneous site conditions are important for sustainable intensification management and policy. ...
Africa Rising Mali report on Year 1 (2012)
Presentation of Africa Rising Mali report on Year 1 (2012)
Restoration of Degraded Lands in West Africa Sahel: Review of experiences in Burkina Faso and Niger
This is a comprehensive literature review of land restoration activities in West Africa Sahel. Water constraints and the inherent soil poverty are the major factors that limit crop yields and productivity of cropping systems ...
Gender preferred dual purpose crops with laboratory evidence
Working document on gender preference on crops along with evidence from laboratories for food-feed traits.