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Putting Gender on the Map: Methods for Mapping Gendered Farm Management Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa

Publication Date: January, 2012

Although the different roles of men and women in agriculture in different parts of Sub-Saharan Africa have been widely acknowledged, there have not been consistent efforts to collect data on these patterns. This paper presents a way of classifying gendered farm management systems and then describes pilots of four different approaches to collecting and georeferencing information on the dominant pattern in each area.

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Potential Impact of Investments in Drought Tolerant Maize in Africa

Publication Date: January, 2010

Study evaluates the potential impacts of 'Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa' project run by CIMMYT and IITA in 13 sub-Saharan African countries.

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Torrents and Trickles: Irrigation Spending Needs in Africa; Summary

Publication Date: September, 2009

Water for irrigation can be collected in two ways: through large, dam-based schemes, or through small projects based on collection of run-off from rainfall. Both possibilities are considered here.

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Awakening Africa's Sleeping Giant: Prospects for Commercial Agriculture in the Guinea Savannah Zone and Beyond

Publication Date: January, 2009

This report summarizes the findings of the study on Competitive Commercial Agriculture for Africa (CCAA). The objective of the CCAA study was to explore the feasibility of restoring international competitiveness and growth in African agriculture through the identification of products and production systems that can underpin rapid development of a competitive commercial agriculture.

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Potential of Herbicide-Resistant Rice Technologies for Sub-Saharan Africa

Publication Date: January, 2009

Weed-inflicted yield losses in rice equate to half the current rice imports in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and African rice farmers have a limited range of effective and affordable weed management technologies.

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[Zambia] National Census of Agriculture (1990/92) Part II: Census Report Volume I, Structural Type and Post-Harvest Data (1990/91)

Publication Date: December, 1994

This report gives the Census design (including sample design) as well as structural type and 1990/91 post-harvest data collected on small scale and medium scale holders in Zambia.

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[Zambia] National Census of Agriculture (1990/92) Part II: Census Report Volume II, Structural Type and 1991/92 Post-harvest Data

Publication Date: December, 1994

This report gives the structural type and 1991/92 post-harvest data collected on small scale and medium scale holders for Zambia.

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[Zambia] National Census of Agriculture (1990/92): Census Report (Part I)

Publication Date: January, 1994

For the first time in the history of census taking in Zambia, the Census of Population and Housing, and the Census of Agriculture were combined resulting in a Census of Population, Housing and Agriculture.

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