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: 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: 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
Author: Agroforestry Guidance Tool
Agroforestry is a recently coined term derived from agriculture and forestry. It describes practices developed and employed by farmers over many centuries to cultivate trees on farmland in...
Date of Publication: Sep 2018
Energypedia is a wiki platform for collaborative knowledge exchange on renewable energy, energy access, and energy efficiency topics in developing countries.Today one in five people worldwide...
Date of Publication: Sep 2018
Author: FAO
CABI and FRI’s Upscaling Technologies in Agriculture through Knowledge and Extension (UPTAKE) project uses SMS messages to increase awareness and adoption of agricultural technologies in maize...
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: 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: CIMMYT
Manual seeding of crops into residues is relatively easy and can be done by several methods: with a hoe or pointed stick (top photo), digging of basins or zai pits (center photo), or using equipment...
Date of Publication: Sep 2018
Author: Munyaradzi
Presentation by Munyaradzi during the donor consultation and investment proposal development meeting, September 2018 in Lilongwe, Malawi.The results of the vulnerability assessment for out scaling...
Date of Publication: Sep 2018
Author: CIMMYT
Launched in 2006, the Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA) project aimsto mitigate drought and other constraints to maize production in sub-Saharan Africa, increasing maize yields by at least one...
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: Sep 2018
Author: IRRI
To bridge the gap between research and practice in rice production, the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) developed the Rice Knowledge Bank (RKB)—a digital extension...

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