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As a broker of regional agricultural knowledge, CCARDESA provides access to a range of CCARDESA Content, and curated content, relevant to its stakeholders.
Date of Publication: Mar 2020
Author: CCARDESA
According to the 2017 Nutrition in WHO African Region report, the prevalence of malnutrition in Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia is very high, and this has been attributed in part to limited dietary...
Date of Publication: Mar 2020
Author: CCARDESA
Maize is a major staple food for millions of households in Sub-Saharan Africa. The emergence and prevalence of Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease (MLND) in endemic countries in east Africa among others,...
Date of Publication: Mar 2020
Author: CCARDESA
The Book of Abstracts is one of the main outcomes of the Scientific Conference and serves as one of the channels for dissemination of the research outcomes for APPSA.
Date of Publication: Mar 2020
Author: CCARDESA
Given that the project was coming to an end on 31st January 2020 and that most of the R&D projects had been completed and research outputs were generated, an end of project conference was held in...
Date of Publication: Mar 2020
Strengthening RCoLs has continued for the past six years covering the upgrading of research infrastructure including farm, laboratory, office equipment, IT and knowledge management sustems.
Date of Publication: Mar 2020
Analysis identifyed sewveral yield gaps that could be narrowed with additional investmentments in technology adaptation and dissemination.
Date of Publication: Feb 2020
Author: ELD CAMPUS
The ELD Initiative; Problem dimension – Land degradation vs. sustainable land management; Natural capital and ecosystem services valuation – the rationale behind; Steps of...
Date of Publication: Feb 2020
Author: University of Reading
Critical farming and household decisions depend upon the weather, for example, the amount of rain that falls, the length and start date of the rainfall season, the timing of dry spells, and the...
Date of Publication: Feb 2020
Author: Laura German
This book documents a decade of research, methodological innovation, and lessons learned in an eco-regional research-for-development program operating in the eastern African highlands, the African...
Date of Publication: Jan 2020
Author: ELD CAMPUS
The Economics of Land Degradation (ELD) Initiative aims to create awareness about the costs of land degradation and the benefits of sustainable land management (SLM). ELD Campus provides high-...
Date of Publication: Dec 2019
Video summarising the climate investment pitch session at COP 25 Stepping-up Engagement Efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa to Catalyse Investments in Climate Action
Date of Publication: Sep 2019
Author: CCARDESA
Seed quality can have a major impact on potential crop yield. Previous research found that about 60% of the crop yield in small cereals such as rice relies on the varietal genetic potential. In...
Date of Publication: Sep 2019
Author: Department of Research and specialist Services - Zimbabwe
Cotton varieties in Zimbabwe.
Date of Publication: Sep 2019
Author: Department of Research and specialist Services - Zimbabwe
Pesticides registration in Zimbabwe
Date of Publication: Sep 2019
Author: Mutinta J. Malambo, ZARI
Pesticides are essential for the control of infestation of disease, insect pests and weeds on different crops. Due to wide usage of synthetic pesticides which may lead to increased exposure and...
Date of Publication: Sep 2019
Author: Department of Research and specialist Services - Zimbabwe
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