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Returns to Investment on Barley Improvement Research in Dry Areas
Barley, one of the earliest crops in human history, is grown in over 100 countries. In the West, it is used mainly for animal feed or as malt for producing beverages. In developing countries it is a staple food for millions ...
Managing Africa’s Soils: the Road to Adaptation & Mitigation @COP22
Experts discuss and agree on key focus areas for soil management in Africa for climate change adaptation.
Fighting poverty: Impact of improved faba bean technologies in Africa
Faba bean is a key crop and a major source of dietary protein throughout North and North-east Africa. Demand is growing, fuelled by rapid population growth, and the gap between supply and demand continues to increase. ...
Food, income, and livelihoods: Impact of new agricultural technologies in Africa
Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan and Yemen have a combined population of 195 million, of whom 72% live in rural areas. All four economies are largely agriculture-based; but most farmers use traditional crop varieties and farming ...