Resources

Titre Description
- Todd Benson, Patrick Lubega, Stephen Bayite-Kasule, Tewodaj Mogues, and Julian Nyachwo
Inorganic fertilizer is one of a handful of agricultural technologies that has immense potential for raising 
the productivity of poor smallholder farmers, enabling them to increase income, accumulate assets, and ...
- Samuel Benin, Alejandro Nin Pratt, Stanley Wood, Zhe Guo

The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) provides an agriculture-led integrated framework of development priorities aimed at reducing poverty and increasing food security by achieving an average of 6 percent agricultural...

- Hiroyuki Takeshima and Hyacinth Edeh

Irrigation is considered an important factor for agriculture and food security. Knowledge gaps, however, still exist with regard to how farmers in Africa south of Sahara, including Nigeria, are using irrigation. Given the diverse agroecological...

- Aurélie Harou, Yanyan Liu, Christopher B. Barrett, and Liangzhi You

Despite the rise of targeted input subsidy programs in Africa over the last decade, several questions remain as to whether low and variable soil fertility, frequent drought, and high fertilizer prices render fertilizer unprofitable for large...

- Klaus Droppelmann, Mariam A.T.J. Mapila, John Mazunda, Paul Howard Thangata, Jason Yauney

The sector-wide approach currently dominates as the strategy for developing the agricultural sector of many African countries. Although it is recognized that agricultural research plays a vital role in ensuring success of sectorwide agricultural...

- Claire Clugston and Jenn Williamson

There is a wealth of information related to women’s economic empowerment through production, but there is limited available data related to best practices and promising approaches for women’s empowerment at other value chain levels....