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January 2023
Global

The technical guideline of mechanized wet direct-seeding provides information on mechanized wet direct-seeding-related techniques from seed preparation to crop establishment, including (1) Land preparation, (2) Seed preparation, (3) Techniques for operating the seeder (4) Machinery safety, (5) Machine maintenance, (6) Machine troubleshooting in the field and (7) Seeder path planning.

January 2023
Global

Gliricidia sepium (Jacq.) Walp is a well-known agroforestry leguminous tree that provides multiple benefits in different agroecological zones. Its apparent versatility is seen in improving animal feed, cleaning environmental wastes, and healing inflammations.

January 2023
Global

Moth bean (Vigna aconitifolia) is an orphan legume of Vigna genus, exhibiting wide adaptability and has the potential to grow well in arid and semi-arid areas, predominantly across different eco-geographical regions of Asia, particularly the Indian subcontinent.

January 2023
India

The present study examines the gender differences in workload and decision-making as well as analyzing the influence of decision-making and other socioeconomic factors on the time use of male and female farmers of central India.

January 2023
Global

Primary agricultural cooperatives in Malawi, in contrast to other farmer-level organizations, have legal status and can own assets, borrow money for their operations, and sign contracts, making it easier for them to do business for the profit of their members. Conceptually, such cooperatives enable their member-farmers to achieve economies of scale for their commercial activities.

January 2023
Nigeria

This paper combines panel data from nationally representative household-level surveys in Nigeria with long-term satellite-based spatial data on temperature and precipitation using geo-referenced information related to households. It aims to quantify the impacts of climate change on agricultural productivity, income shares, crop mix, and input use decisions.

January 2023
Global

The uptake of conservation agriculture and farm mechanization in Southern Africa has been slow and low. As a result, most smallholder farmers continue to grow crops under degraded soils using conventional tools and human powered farm operations. This leads to low productivity.

January 2023
Ethiopia

A two-day advanced training session on semen cooling technique was conducted at the Doyogena
CBBP site in Ethiopia. The training specifically targeted researchers involved in implementing sheep
and goat CBBPs. In Ethiopia, ICARDA and its partners, under the previous CRP program, established

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