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on-farm production (crops, livestock) (51 Results)
On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)
Credit Constraints And Agricultural Productivity In Developing Countries: The Case Of East Africa
TanzaniaKinuthia, Bethuel Kinyanjui

Sustained agricultural growth is crucial for reducing hunger and poverty in East Africa, where majority of the population rely on agriculture for their livelihood. However, smallholder farmers in the region face long-standing challenges, including lo...

On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)
Restoring Rangelands: The Art Of Flexible Livestock Management
TunisiaICARDA

Climate change, increased livestock population, complex land tenure systems, and land fragmentation are key factors contributing to the decline of rangelands. The dismantling of Tunisia's traditional Bedouin-led grazing system, gdel or Hima, has furt...

On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)
Resilient Food Systems Programme Highlights 2021
All CountriesRFS, IFAD

In 2021, the RFS programme made significant progress toward enhancing the long-term resilience and sustainability of smallholder farming systems in sub-Saharan Africa. The 2021 Programme Highlights showcases the achievements and innovations of the RF...

On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)
2021 FAO Crop And Food Supply Assessment Mission To The Sudan
SudanFAO

Between 19 December 2021 and 14 January 2022, following a request by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forest (MoA&F), the Food Security Technical Secretariat (FSTS), assisted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Wo...

On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)
Veterinary Vaccines: Principles And Applications
All CountriesMetwally, S. (ed.); Viljoen, G. (ed.); El Idrissi,...

Provides a concise and authoritative reference on the use of vaccines against diseases of livestock. Compiled by Senior Animal Health Officers at The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, and with contributions from international l...

On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)
Onto The Farm, Into The Home: How Intrahousehold Gender Dynamics Shape Land Restoration In Eastern Kenya
KenyaMary Crossland, Ana Maria Paez Valencia, Tim Pagel...

While attention has been paid largely to forest restoration, meeting global land restoration pledges will require scalingup restoration of ecosystem services on agricultural land. This paper contributes to the literature on restoration practice and a...

On-Farm Production (crops, livestock), Research and Development
Using a Value Chain Approach to Map the Pig Production System in Rwanda, its Governance, and Sanitary Risks
RwandaShyaka, A. Quinnell, R.J. Rujeni, N. Fèvre, Eric M...

Rwanda has a fast growing pig production sector projected to continue expansion, due to rising local and regional demand. We undertook a value chain analysis to establish the flows of pigs and pork in Rwanda and the roles of various actors involved,...

On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)
Immediate Impacts of COVID-19 on the Aquaculture Value Chain in Ghana
GhanaRagasa, Catherine Amewu, Sena Asante, Seth

Ghana’s aquaculture sector is among the recent success stories of fast-growing agricultural value chains in Africa south of the Sahara. The sector has also shown its vulnerability, with the infectious spleen and kidney necrosis virus spreading throug...

On-Farm Production (crops, livestock), Research and Development
How light is too light touch: The Effect of a Short Training-Based Intervention on Household Poultry Production in Burkina Faso
Burkina FasoJESSICA LEIGHT, JOSUÉ AWONON, ABDOULAYE PEDEHOMBGA...

This paper reports on the effects of a training-based intervention seeking to increase household engagement in poultry production in Burkina Faso, analyzing data from a large-scale cluster randomized trial in which 1798 households in 60 communes were...

On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)
8 Things we Learned From Kenyan Farmers During COVID-19
Kenya60 Decibels

Small is mighty. Rarely is this more true than for global farming. Across the world, small-scale farmers produce more than half the world’s calories, a figure which rises to almost three quarters in the world’s poorest regions.

On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)
Understanding the Factors that Influence Cereal-Legume Adoption Amongst Smallholder Farmers in Malawi
MalawiTABITHA NINDI

Although sustainable intensification (SI) practices such as intercropping of cereals with legumes are believed to offer productivity benefits to farmers, the adoption of cereal-legume intercropping remains low in Malawi. We use dynamic programing to...

On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)
How Accurate are Yield Estimates from Crop Cuts? Evidence from Smallholder Maize Farms in Ethiopia
EthiopiaFREDERIC KOSMOWSKI, JORDAN CHAMBERLIN, HAILEMARIAM...

Agricultural statistics and applied analyses have benefitted from moving from farmer estimates of yield to crop cut based estimates, now regarded as a gold standard. However, in practice, crop cuts and other sample-based protocols vary widely in the...

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