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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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Priorities for Realizing the Potential to Increase Agricultural Productivity and Growth in Western and Central Africa

Publication Date: August, 2009

We identify a set of development priorities for agriculture that cut across West Africa, at both the country and the regional level, to achieve economy-wide growth goals in the region.

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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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[Namibia] Report on the Annual Agricultural Surveys 1996-2003, Basic Analysis of Communal Agriculture

Publication Date: November, 2003

This report presents the basic and major findings of the agricultural surveys and highlights the dominant features of communal agriculture in the six northern regions of Caprivi, Kavango, Ohangwena, Omusati, Oshana, and Oshikoto in Namibia. Thus, the publication puts together a time series of agricultural statistics relating to the communal areas for the surveys conducted.