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Integrated use of fertilizer micro-dosing and Acacia tumida mulching increases millet yield and water use efficiency in Sahelian semi-arid environment
Limited availability of soil organic amendments and unpredictable rainfall, decrease crop yields drastically in the Sahel. There is, therefore, a need to develop an improved technology for conserving soil moisture and ...
Caravan 15: ICARDA's work in Africa
ICARDA serves its African stakeholders through two of its seven regional programs. These are the Nile Valley and Red Sea Regional Program (NVRSRP), which covers Egypt, Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Sudan; and the North Africa ...
Improving food security and nutrition in Africa
Few regions present bigger development challenges than the African drylands – home to nearly 300 million people, and the vast majority of Africa’s poor. Food security and rural welfare in these areas are limited by a range ...
Africa and ICARDA
ICARDA has long-standing outreach programs in North Africa, the Nile Valley, and the Red Sea region (Fig 2). In its current strategic plan, the Center will extend its work to the drylands of Sub-Saharan Africa.