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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: Nov 2018
Author: CCARDESA
The Agricultural Productivity Programme for Southern Africa (APPSA) is a six year (2013 –2018) initiative to improve technology generation and dissemination within and among participating...
Date of Publication: Nov 2018
Author: Cowan C.
Maize is currently grown on 35 million hectares of land in Africa and is easily the most important staple food crop in the continent, feeding more than 200-300 million people and providing income...
Date of Publication: Nov 2018
The Morama bean project is a program sponsored by SIDA in collaboration with the Swedish Trade Council under its 2010- 2012 partner driven collaboration. This project is currently being implemented...
Date of Publication: Nov 2018
Author: CIMMYT Zimbabwe
Presentation by CIMMYT held during the donor consultation and investment proposal development meeting, September 2018 in Lilongwe, Malawi.The presentation provides information about the project's...
Date of Publication: Nov 2018
Author: CCARDESA
The Agricultural Productivity Programme for Southern Africa (APPSA) embarked on an effort to promote sustainable value-addition to commonly grown food legumes and increase incomes among smallholder...
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: Ove Hoegh-Guldberg (Australia)
Why is it necessary and even vital to maintain the global temperature increase below 1.5°C versus higher levels? Adaptation will be less difficult. Our world will suffer fewer negative impacts on...
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: other
Food Tank has compiled a list of indigenous fruits, vegetables, and grains from many regions that are nutritious, delicious, and contribute to sustainable livelihoods in rural communities across the...
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: Heleen de Coninck (Netherlands/EU)
The global response to warming of 1.5oC comprises transitions in land and ecosystem, energy, urban and infrastructure, and industrial systems. The feasibility of mitigation and adaptation options,...
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: Zambia Agriculture Research Insititute (ZARI)
This article is a success story in the production of groundnut seed in Zambia. When groundnut seed production was introduced in Minga area in Petauke district, it relieved farmers of the pressure of...
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: Joyashree Roy (India)
The interactions of climate change and climate responses with sustainable development including sustainable development impacts at 1.5C and 2C, the synergies and tradeoffs of mitigation and...
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: CCARDESA
This resource is an overview of climate change in SADC region. It discusses Climate change in the context of the SADC region as part of the CCARDESA/GIZ Training package on CSA. The power-point...
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: Department of Environmental Affairs: Republic of South Africa
The department has, over the years, continued to make a notable contribution in creating employment and skill development opportunities through implementation of the environment sector employment...
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: J. B. Robin Matthews (UK)
Explore terms that are used in the report to better understand key concepts and the meaning behind how terms are used.
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: Ethel Mudenda
This study evaluated water use efficiency (WUE) of selected hybrid maize (Zea Mays L.) varieties in Zambia under rain-fed conditions. A randomized complete block field experiment was carried out...
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: Noel Oettle
We would like to acknowledge the contributions of the Mechal team towards the process that led to the writing of this handbook. Special thanks go to Demamu Mesfin, Yosef Melka, Katinka Waagsaether,...
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: WWF
This global overview is useful but it’s also important to understand whether there are differences in threats between different geographic regions and whether similar species are affected by...

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