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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.
Africa RISING in Mali: Concept note and work plans for 2013
Presentation of Africa RISING in Mali: Concept note and work plans for 2013
Africa Rising Mali report on Year 1 (2012)
Presentation of Africa Rising Mali report on Year 1 (2012)
Assessing participatory processes and outcomes in agricultural research for development from participants' perspectives
To analyze the experiences of farmers involved in a participatory plant breeding project in West Africa, we develop a two-dimensional framework for evaluating the process and outcomes of participatory agricultural research ...
Impacts of water and soil conservation strategies on households’ food security in North West of Benin
This study aims at analyzing the impact of water and soil conservation strategies on households’ food security in the North-western part of Benin. It was conducted in the municipalities of Boukombé and Ouaké. Three villages ...
Climate, soil and land-use based land suitability evaluation for oilpalm production in Ghana
tIn the past decade, oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) has become the world’s most important oil crop.The large demand for palm oil has resulted in a rapid expansion of oil palm cultivation across the globe.Because of the ...
Contribution of previous legumes to soil fertility and millet yields in West African Sahel
Studies on combined effects of 4 legume crops residues and rock phosphate application on pearl millet yield were undertaken on sandy acid soil field from 2012 to 2015 at ICRISAT Sahelian center (ISC)- Sadore, Niger. The ...
No need to breed for enhanced colonization by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi to improve low-P adaptation of West African sorghums
Aims Western Africa (WA) sorghums are predominantly cultivated under low plant available phosphorus (P) soil conditions with a diverse population of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) present. This study aims to determine ...
Are millet and sorghum good alternatives to maize in layer’s feeds in Niger, West Africa?
Niger is one of the West African country producing pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum, Setaria italica) and sorghum (Sorghum bicolor). While pearl millet and sorghum are for human consumption, corn is imported and its high ...