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Supplemental Irrigation: A promising Climate-Smart Practice for Dryland Agriculture
Supplemental irrigation - the addition of limited amounts of water to essentially rainfed crops to improve and stabilize yields when rainfall fails to provide sufficient moisture for normal plant growth - is an effective ...
The Impact of International and National Investment in Barley Germplasm Improvement in the Developing Countries
Barley grain is used for animal feed, malt and food for human consumption. Archaeological evidence shows that barley was used in human food several thousand years ago (Bhatty, 1992). Although replaced by wheat and rice in ...
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.