2 edition of farmer in the semi-arid tropics of West Africa found in the catalog.
farmer in the semi-arid tropics of West Africa
by International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics in patancheru, Andhra Pradesh, India
Written in English
|Statement||Ismael Ouedraogo, Mark D. Newman, David W. Norman.|
|Series||Research bulletin / International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics ;, no. 4, v. 2, Research bulletin (International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics) ;, no. 4, v. 2.|
|Contributions||Newman, Mark D., Norman, D. W., International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-arid Tropics.|
|LC Classifications||Z5074.E3 Q43 1982, HD2140 Q43 1982|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 122 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||122|
|LC Control Number||86915402|
"Farm and Village Production Systems in the Semi-Arid Tropics of West Africa: An Interpretive Review of Research." Research Bulletin No. 4, Volume 1. Patancheru, A.P., India: International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics. celebration. (Bean/Cowpea CRSP West Africa, Social Science Report April-Sept., ). As with many other grain crops grown in the semi-arid tropics, the cowpea post-production system in developing countries is an important constraint. In particular, weevils - post-harvest pests - can destroy a granary full of cowpea in two or three months.
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Downloadable! During the last 3 decades, donors and governments have invested in the development and dissemination of new technologies in the semi-arid tropics of West Africa. Though a wide range of improved technologies has been developed, adoption remains low without a significant impact on crop productivity, rural income and poverty. Semi-Arid East Africa Discussant's Comments Chairman's Summary Chapter 6 H. P. Binswanger, R. D. Ghodake, and G. E. Thierstein M. Le Moigne Bruce F. Johnston S. D. Biggs R. J. H. Chambers Analytical Reviews of Literature on the Semi-Arid Tropics of West Africa Farm-Level Studies in the Semi-Arid.
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Get this from a library. The farmer in the semi-arid tropics of West Africa: a partially annotated bibliography. [Ismael Ouedraogo; Mark D Newman; D W Norman; International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics.].
Many farmers were able to increase their farm yield (51% for Sorghum and 72% for pearl millet), household food and nutritional intake, and income.
In total,farmers were trained and aboutfarmers have applied improved technologies, including fertilizer micro dosing technologies. About the author:Start Date: THE FARMER IN THE SEMI-ARID TROPICS OF WEST AFRICA: A Partially Annotated Bibliography Ismael OUEDRAOGO Ph.D.
Candidate, Department of Agricultural Economics Michigan State University Mark D. NEWMAN Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University David W. --Crop associations in the semi-arid tropics of West Africa: research strategies past and future / L.K Fussell (18 p.).
-- Improved mixed maize-cotton production technology for the small scale farmer in the northern Guinea Savanna zone of Nigeria / Samm Bbuyemusoke (13 p.). Final report on research activities in Israel, Mali and Holland.
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, pp. Rodriguez, M.S., Agronomic practices for reducing drought stress and improving maize grain yield in the semi-arid tropics of West Africa. In: J. Menyonga, T. Bezuneh and A. Youdeowei (Editors), Food Grain Production in Semi-Arid Africa.
In West Africa climatic zone is agriculturally much more important than political area. A farmer from Kano in Nigeria would find himself at home in Ouagadougou in Upper Volta and one from Zaria in Nigeria in Bamako in Mali. Neither would feel at home in Lagos or Abidjan.
The area covered in this book is from Senegal in the west to Cameroon in the east and from the Sahel Zone at the edge of the. Farmers in West Africa have varying perceptions of the novel coronavirus pandemic. While some believe it is real, others believe it is a contrivance of governments, a report published on Monday.
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[email protected] One of world’s harshest terrains for farming threatens to crumble under COVID West Africa’s farmer collectives, small businesses and other stakeholders in agriculture reveal their plight as rains approach and call out for support through logistics facilitation, digital extension, awareness creation and financial backstopping to prevent food, nutrition security and livelihoods going.
Research Bulletin No. 4, Vol. Patancheru, A.P. India: International Crops Research. Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics. This report is an analytical review of socioeconomic research on farm and village production systems in the semi-arid tropics (SAT) of West Africa.
The problems associated with unstable shifting cultivation and tropical monocultures, together with the need to improve productivity on degraded and resource-poor lands, have prompted farmers, researchers, and agricultural development officials to search for more sustainable agricultural and land use systems suitable for the humid tropics.
At present, trees occupy 16% of the total area of croplands in the semi-arid and subhumid zones of the Sahel (Brandt et al., ), and 23% in the West Africa savannas.
Nearly % of this tree cover is a result of the practice of FMNR by the millions of small-scale farmers of the region.
To support researchers to publish their research Open Access, deals have been negotiated with various publishers. Depending on the deal, a discount is provided for the author on the Article Processing Charges that need to be paid by the author to publish an article Open Access.
To that end, ZAKIS, which is being run through a consortium of five non-governmental organisations – Welthungerhilfe Zimbabwe, Sustainable Agriculture Technology, SNV, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and Community Technology Development Organisation – and the ministry of agriculture held a training of trainers workshop at.
We strongly believe in the potential of science to make a difference in the lives of small and marginal farmers in the semi-arid tropics, as has been our mission for over 46 years. Critically, how to explicitly manage for risks in agriculture, especially climate- West and Central Africa Program farmers are trapped in is a challenge.
Right from. Pearl millet is a staple cereal best suited to the harsh climate of the seasonally hot, frequently drought prone semi-arid regions of Africa and the Indian subcontinent.
It is grown on an estimated 26m ha in these two regions and constitutes the major staple crop in the Sahelian region of West Africa. Considerable advances have been made in grain yields on other crops such as rice, wheat and. Application Deadline: July 1st The Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF) and the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) invite applications for an international summer school that will take place at the ICRISAT regional headquarter in Bamako, Mali.
Applications are invited from highly-motivated middle stage PhD. Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout the world.
Covering million square kilometers of land in 55 countries, the semi-arid tropics have over 2 billion people, of whom. Farmers in West Africa The report was produced by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), when it reached out to some farmers in the sub-region.
The objective of this review is to focus on the use of CA e its status, problems and prospects in the semi-arid tropical regions with emphasis on Asia and Africa.Application of APSIM in Smallholder Farming Systems in the Semi-Arid Tropics January In book: Decision Support Tools for Smallholder Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa A Practical Guide (pp).The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.
Covering million square kilometers of land in 55 countries, the semi-arid or dryland tropics has over 2 billion people, and million of these are the poorest of the.