Building Knowledge together: Designing farm level experimentation with multiple actors learning from multi-environments. A presentation made to the FRN working group on facilitating social learning through FRNs, based on research done in the Best Bets FRN in Malawi.
How to prepare and use botanical pesticides (in English). This short video provides details to African farmers and knowledge providers on optimized methods of collection, preparation and application of botanical pesticides in smallholder farming systems.
Source: Professor Steven Belmain, Prof. of Ecology, University of Greenwich, Kent, UK
The project team investigated whether a participatory approach to testing agroecological practices and improved nutrition can lead to enhanced legume production and utilization in rural communities in Singida District, Tanzania. Previous CCRP-funded research in Malawi has shown the potential for such an approach which can lead to successful development outcomes and build on this research. […]
Enset Xanthomonas wilt (EXW) was first reported in 1939 and continues to threaten the sustainability of farming systems in south and southwestern parts of Ethiopia. The present study was conducted in the central zones of southern Ethiopia to assess farmers’ knowledge and perception about EXW, its etiology and mode of transmission, and its implications for […]
Source: Z. Yemataw, A Mekonen, A Chala, K. Tesfaye, K. Mekonen, D. J. Stuholme and K. Sharma
Enset (Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Chessman is a perennial, herbaceous and monocarpic crop belonging to the family Musaceae. Enset is an orphan and little researched food crop cultivated only in Ethiopia. The project was initiated with the overall objective of improving food security, income and livelihood of enset farmers through integrated enset bacterial wilt management and […]
Source: Southern Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) in Ethiopia, Hawassa University, Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, Southern Nation Nationalities People’s Regional State Bureau of Agriculture in Ethiopia
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