Farmer Decision Making Strategies for Improved Soil Fertility Management in Maize-Bean Production Systems


Simone, Timeteo

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Cuvaca, Ivan

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Maria, Ricardo

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Savings, Subsidies and Sustainable Food Security: A Field Experiment in Mozambique

Several sub-Saharan African countries have implemented large-scale fertilizer subsidy programs in an attempt to boost the productivity and food security of small farmers. With the recent […]

  • Start Date: September 2009
  • End Date: April 2012
  • Project Code: Not Available
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Gungulo, Ana Lidia

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LTRA-9: Developing sustainable CAPS for smallholder farmers in Southern Africa

Subsistence farmers across Southern Africa struggle with food security and often address the shortfall by plowing more land. This approach usually results in fewer crops due […]

Improving Bean Production in Drought-Prone, Low Fertility Soils of Africa and Latin America

Drought and low soil fertility are principal, pervasive constraints to bean production in Latin America and Africa. The vast majority of bean producers in poor countries […]

Ecological-Based Management of Sorghum and Pearl Millet Insect Pests in Africa and the United States

Sorghum, Sorghum bicolor, and pearl millet, Pennisetum glaucum, are uniquely suited for production with limited inputs of water, fertilizer, and pesticides in Africa and the U.S. […]

Breeding Sorghum for Improved Resistance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses and Enhanced End

Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) is grown in Africa primarily as a subsistence food crop by small-holder farmers. Uniquely adapted to many indigenous cropping systems sorghum […]

  • Start Date: 2008
  • End Date: 2012
  • Project Code: TAM 102
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