Knowledge Products

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: Sep 2018
Author: CTA
Apps4Ag is a comprehensive, up-to-date, and responsive Apps4Ag database to better support access to, and uptake of ICT and mobile applications by individuals and institutions involved in value chain...
Date of Publication: Sep 2018
Author: CIAT
Quick and easy to read, the Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) country profiles give an overview of the agricultural challenges in countries around the world, and how CSA can help them adapt to and...
Date of Publication: Sep 2018
Author: FAO
This guide puts emphasis on management of FAW for maize as the preferred host plant of FAW. However FAW can feed on over 80 plants. Most of the information in this guide can be adapted for other...
Date of Publication: Sep 2018
Author: Nwilene F.E
Lowland rice accounts for 50% of the total rice produced in Nigeria. In recent years, WARDA has introduced several rice varieties, together with efficient natural resource/crop management and...
Date of Publication: Sep 2018
Author: ILCA
The potential of forage legumes to increase the productivity of crop–livestock systems has been studied by ILCA under different ecological and management conditions. In the Ethiopian...
Date of Publication: Sep 2018
Author: Impact Insurance
Purpose: To expand innovations in agriculture insurance and ensure quality implementation on the ground through the coordination of the Global Action Network, to help accelerate the...
Date of Publication: Sep 2018
Farmers tell their stories about using various new and helpful technologies such as Green Super Rice, the Superbag, direct seeding of rice using a drumseeder, using flood-and salt- tolerant rice.
Date of Publication: Sep 2018
Author: Mulundu Mwila
During the donor consultation and investment proposal development meeting in Lilongwe, Malawi, several adaptation strategies for out-scaling climate-smart technologies to smallholder farmers were...
Date of Publication: Sep 2018
Author: Tsetse.org
The main purpose of Tsetse Plan is to provide a computerised simulation of the interactive help that would be available if farmers, an NGO or general veterinarian were able to chat with a tsetse...
Date of Publication: Sep 2018
Author: Shamba Shape Up
Shamba Shape Up is produced by The Mediae Company, an organisation dedicated to addressing the informational needs of East Africans through sustainable media productions that are entertaining,...
Date of Publication: Sep 2018
The African Union – Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) provides leadership in the development of animal resources for Africa. By supporting and empowering the African Union (AU...
Date of Publication: Sep 2018
The Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) is a dedicated World Bank Group's program that facilitates access to finance for smallholder farmers, micro-entrepreneurs, and microfinance institutions...
Date of Publication: Aug 2018
Author: Kizito Mazvimavi
This literature review summarises theory and evidence of the contribution of conservation agriculture (CA) to resilence in the event of drought. A resilient agricultural system is able to continue to...
Date of Publication: Aug 2018
Author: FAO
Why do we need climate-smart agriculture? This brief overview answers key questions about Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA): what it is, what makes it different, what are the main elements, and what...
Date of Publication: Aug 2018
Author: SADC
This report shows the purpose of the Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan (RISDP) is to deepen regional integration in  Southern African Development Community (SADC). It provides SADC...
Date of Publication: Aug 2018
Author: IFPRI
Southern African Agriculture and Climate Change: A Comprehensive Analysis examines the food security threats facing eight of the countries that make up southern Africa — Botswana, Lesotho,...

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