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January 2024
United States of America

Since independence, the Government of Sri Lanka has implemented various policies and initiatives to boost agricultural production. One of the enduring, costly, and politically sensitive measures aimed at promoting paddy farming has been the fertilizer subsidy program which was initiated in 1962 and continued for over six decades.

January 2024
Global

In Ghana, productivity gains from agricultural expansion have reached critical limits as farming expands to marginal lands. The transition from extensification to intensification of the farming system lacks the support of evidence-based knowledge system. Without knowledge and proper guidance, farmers tend to use inputs on ad-hoc basis resulting in meagre improvements in use efficiencies.

January 2024
Global

Irrigation expansion is critical for agricultural and rural development, food and nutrition security, and climate change adaptation in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Lack of accessible energy for irrigation development due to limited off- and on-grid infrastructure and the resulting dependence on costly fuel-based irrigation have been key inhibiting factors for irrigation expansion in the region.

January 2024
Nigeria

The limited number of agricultural extension agents (EAs) in sub-Saharan Africa limits farmers’ access to extension services. Artificial intelligence (AI) assistants could potentially aid in providing answers to farmers’ questions. The objective of this study was to evaluate the ability of an AI chatbot assistant (ChatGPT) to provide quality responses to farmers’ questions.

Collaboration entre les commissions foncières villageoises et communales au Mali
Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2024
Mali

La collaboration entre les commissions foncières (CoFo) villageoises[1] et communales[2] joue un rôle crucial dans la gestion concertée, pacifique et durable des terres et des ressources naturelles des communautés rurales.

January 2024
Senegal

This working paper focuses on analyzing the dynamics of the peanut value chain in Senegal and identifying entry points to enhance its resilience. Using an innovative Group Model Building approach, the study explores the complexities of the chain, which is central to Senegalese agriculture, covering 40% of the total cultivated area.

January 2024
Global

In Africa, farmer-herder conflicts can be partially attributed to linguistic differences that impede communication and conflict resolution. This tension can be further amplified by climatic shocks that increase incentives to fight for resources.

January 2024
Global

AICCRA project provides pre-season and in-season advisories to farmers in the drylands through the Intelligent Systems Advisory Tool (iSAT). Leveraging historical climate trends and current/future weather conditions, iSAT develops weather advisories delivered via short message service (SMS) directly to farmers' mobile phones.

January 2024
United States of America

In this paper we present analysis on the recent historical trend in agriculture in the Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) region, along with analysis of recent historical trends in temperature and precipitation. We also present 5 climate models and describe the possible future climates associated with these.

Exploitation Minière et Foncier Agricole
Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2024
Mali

Le Code minier du Mali dispose que les ressources souterraines appartiennent à l’État, même s’il s’agit de terres agricoles. Cette disposition consacre le droit souverain de l’État sur les ressources du sous-sol, qui en organise l’accès et l’exploitation.

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