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Geoinformatics for nourishing drylands
At a global perspective drylands : - Cover 41 percent of the Earth’s surface - Support 30 percent of the world’s population - Support 50 percent of the world’s livestock - Grow 44 percent of the world’s food - Are home to ...
Six monthly progress report on dual purpose crops
Six monthly progress report on work undertaken in gender preferred dual purpose crops.
Gender preferred dual purpose crops with laboratory evidence
Working document on gender preference on crops along with evidence from laboratories for food-feed traits.
Relationships between soil seed banks and above-ground vegetation along a disturbance gradient in the W National Park trans-boundary biosphere reserve, West Africa
Aims Vegetation succession depends on the availability of suitable propagules in the soils, thus knowledge of soil seed banks is essential for formulating effective strategies for restoring the vegetation of degraded sites. ...
Assessing the importance of agricultural and tree biodiversity in dryland production systems
Bioversity International and partners are investigating what biodiversity is used and valued by rural households for food and agriculture in three dryland regions – W.Africa & the Sahel, Eastern and Southern Africa and South Asia.
Current knowledge and breeding perspectives for the miracle plant Synsepalum dulcificum (Schum. et Thonn.) Daniell
Synsepalum dulcificum, an African native shrub, is a valuable species. All plant parts are of medicinal importance whereas the fruit known as magic berry, miracle berry, or sweet berry is consumed fresh. Surprisingly, very ...
Maximizing Rainwater and Nutrient Use in the Volta Basin
Outcome story: Maximizing Rainwater and Nutrient Use in the Volta Basin
Africa RISING in Mali: Concept note and work plans for 2013
Presentation of Africa RISING in Mali: Concept note and work plans for 2013
Release of 1 or 2 stable soybean varieties in each region
Twelve genotypes were planted at two sites in Malawi, Dowa and Nkotakota, under zero phosphorus application and at 24 kg/ha phosphorus application. Due to the severe drought, trials at Nkotakota were written off. The results ...
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 ...