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Only 4 to 7 percent of arable land is irrigated in Sub-Saharan AfricaBetter access to irrigation for farmers is key for climate change adaptation. Until recently, irrigation had never taken off in…
Conservation agricuture - Zambia
67 per cent of the Zambian population depends on agriculture but agricultural productivity does not keep up with the annual population growth rate of 3%.Moreover, policies have favoured maize at the…
Conservation Agriculture - Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe's low-potential zones can be identified with a soaring prevalence of scarcity, shortage, deficiency and lack; depressed rural proceeds, earnings and revenues; low farm yields; and food…
Conservation Agriculture - Tanzania
In Tanzania, conservation agriculture has been in practice for many years ago albeit in some areas it is still in adoption stage (Kimaro et al. 2015). Agronomic practices such as mulching, crop…
Climate Change
Why and how are rainfall patterns changing?As a result of global warming, the world’s climate is changing and its effect is being felt the world over and one of the most important parameters of…
Conservation Agriculture - Ghana
Conservation agriculture (CA) practices are being widely promoted in many areas in sub-Saharan Africa to recuperate degraded soils and improve ecosystem services. This study examined the effects of…
Conservation Agriculture - Malawi
The increased threat of food insecurity and climate change requires more sustainable ways of agriculture intensification in African smallholder farming systems. Ample evidence confirms that…
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