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Joint Development Partner Statement: The Nairobi Declaration

A joint Declaration by African Development Bank, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Government of Canada, European Commission, French Republic, Federal Republic of Germany, International Fund for Agricultural Development, Republic of Ireland, Kingdom of the Netherlands, Kingdom of Norway, Rockefeller Foundation, United Kingdom, United States, and World Bank at the Africa Fertilizer and Soil Health Summit […]

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PUBLICATION EXTERNAL REVIEW OF PARI 2014-23

The overall goal of PARI is to improve food and nutrition security and enhance sustainable agricultural value chains in the African and Indian food systems through independent analysis and policy advice. It is a collaborative project between German, African and Indian research organizations. This review takes stock of the evolution of PARI over time. In […]

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FOSTERING GENDER-RESPONSIVE INNOVATION ADOPTION AMONG SMALLHOLDER FARMERS IN AFRICA

This briefing highlights the need for gender-responsive and socially inclusive approaches to innovation adoption among smallholder farmers in Africa. Additionally, adaptive research, participatory implementation, scaling-out, and scaling-up of successful innovations are key factors that foster adoption and address these challenges. Authors: Dr. Emmanuel Theodore Asimeng, Dr. Peter Asare-Nuamah, Dr. David Anaafo, Dr. Tina Beuchelt, Aiveen […]

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Working With Power In Multi-Stakeholder Processes

Power is complex, everywhere, dynamic and at play within every relationship. It is multidimensional, changing according to context, circumstances and interests. Its expressions and forms can range from domination and resistance to collaboration and transformation. In any system, certain actors have privileged access and ability to shape how the system functions and how it produces […]

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Stimulating Ecological Intensification of Cropping Systems in Nigeria – Short-Term Impact of Ecological Cropping Systems on Maize Productivity, Weed Management, Soil Health and Nitrogen Fertilizer Economy

Citation: Oyeogbe A. (2023) Stimulating Ecological Intensification of Cropping Systems in Nigeria – Short-Term Impact of Ecological Cropping Systems on Maize Productivity, Weed Management, Soil Health, and Nitrogen Fertilizer Economy. FARA Research Report Vol 7(73):948-957. https://doi.org/10.59101/frr072373 Download

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Agronomic Evaluation of Soybeans (Glycine max (L.) Merrill) Under Crop Rotation System in the Forest-Savanna Transitory Location in the Humid Tropics

Citation: Olowe, V.I.O., Adigun, J.A., Enikuomehin, O.A. and Adejuyigbe, C.O. (2023) Agronomic Evaluation of Soybeans (Glycine max (L.) Merrill) Under Diversified Crop Rotation System in the Forest-Savanna Transitory Location in the Humid Tropics. FARA Research Report Vol 7(71):923-935. https://doi.org/10.59101/frr072371 Download

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Climate-Smart Agricultural Practices for Sustainable Food System in Nigeria: An Agroecology-Specific Analysis

Citation: Adekoya E.A, Adenikinju F.A, Ogunbayo E.I, Oyelami O.B, Olutegbe S.N, Osadebamwen G.U, Oyeranti A.O, Olajubutu F.O, Enya I.E and Aburime P. (2023) Climate-Smart Agricultural Practices for sustainable food system in Nigeria:  An Agroecology-specific Analysis. FARA Research Report Vol 7(68):858-883. https://doi.org/10.59101/frr072368 Download

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Characterization of Chemical Composition and Availability of Pastures in Pastoral and Agro-Pastoral Production Systems of Uganda: Tackling Barriers to Enteric Methane Inventorying Using the Tier 2 Approach

Citation: Anyait R, Nambi-Kasozi J, Tumwebaze B.S and Katongole B. C. (2023) Characterization of Chemical Composition and Availability of Pastures in Pastoral and Agro-Pastoral Production Systems of Uganda: Tackling Barriers to Enteric Methane Inventorying Using the Tier 2 Approach. FARA Research Report Vol 7(56):685-743. https://doi.org/10.59101/frr072356 Download

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Adaptation Strategy to Climate Change and Variability for Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) Production in Forest-Savannah Agro-Ecological Zone of Nigeria

Citation: Adewale.O.A, Ahmed A.B, Ifeoluwa A.B and Folorunso, M.A. (2023) Adaptation Strategy to Climate Change and Variability for Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) Production in Forest-Savannah Agro-Ecological Zone of Nigeria. FARA Research Report Vol 7(55):677-684. https://doi.org/10.59101/frr072355 Download

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Phenotypic Variation Among Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Germplasm Accessions for the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and Traits Association Based on Yield and Yield Components

Citation: Kimwemwe K.P., Bukomarhe B.C., Mudarhi B.L., Munkumba D.D., Tshiabukole P.K.J., Okonya S.J., Warinda E., Ndikumana I., Mamati G.E. and Fofana M. (2023) Phenotypic variation among rice (Oryza sativa L.) germplasm accessions for the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and traits association based on yield and yield components. FARA Research Report Vol 7(49):622-641. https://doi.org/10.59101/frr072349 Download

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Yield Performance and Genetic Analysis of Drought Tolerant Provitamin a Maize Under Drought and Rainfed Conditions

Citation: Amegbor I.K, Darkwa K, Nelimor C, Manigben K.A, Adu G.B, Aboyadana P.A, Kusi F, Keteku A.K, Owusu E.Y, Ackah H, and Labuschagne M.T. (2023). Yield Performance and Genetic Analysis of Drought Tolerant Provitamin a Maize Under Drought and Rainfed Conditions. FARA Research Report Vol 7(48):604-621. https://doi.org/10.59101/frr072348 Download

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Using Radiation-Induced Novel Genetic Diversity to develop pest-resistant Maize in Central African Republic

Citation: ABA-Toumnou L, Ndouba R.R, Allah-Barem F, Dokofiona A, Mbenda S.D, Mbedane H. M, Kaïne J.J, Okonya J.S, Odeke M, Warinda E., Zinga I., Semballa S. and Bell J.A. (2023) Using Radiation-Induced Novel Genetic Diversity to develop pest-resistant Maize in Central African Republic. FARA Research Report Vol 7(41):521-530. https://doi.org/10.59101/frr072341   Download

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Disseminating and Scaling Up Climate-Smart Agriculture adoption through participatory action research: Lessons from the Agriculture Centre of Excellence Methodology

Citation: Mujeyi A, Dube F, Philani M.M, Mequanint M,Veremu R, Chawatama D, Nhongo K, and Hove T. (2023) Disseminating and Scaling up Climate-Smart Agriculture adoption through participatory action research:  Lessons from the Agriculture Centre of Excellence Methodology. FARA Research Report Vol 7(32):408-422. https://doi.org/10.59101/frr072332 Download

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Applied of Climate Smart Agriculture Approach for Agricultural Development to African Food Security and Sustainability of Agriculture as well as Adaptation Future Climate Changes

Citation: Zakaria F.F. (2023) Applied of Climate Smart Agriculture Approach for Agricultural Development to African Food Security and Sustainability of Agriculture as well as Adaptation Future Climate Changes. FARA Research Report Vol 7(30):375-394. https://doi.org/10.59101/frr072330 Download

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Towards a Replicable Innovative Tool for Adaptive Climate Monitoring and Weather Forecasting Using Traditional Indigenous and Local Indicators to Strengthen Agro-Weather Resilience at Scale

Citation: Osumba J.J. L., Radeny M, Recha J.W., Oroma G.W, Nzoka O, Mbingo J, Warinda E, and Mwale S. (2023) Towards a Replicable Innovative Tool for Adaptive Climate Monitoring and Weather Forecasting Using Traditional Indigenous and Local Indicators to Strengthen Agro-Weather Resilience at Scale. FARA Research Report Vol 7(25):296-320. https://doi.org/10.59101/frr072325 Download

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Effects of Mulching/Green Manuring and Intercropping with Crotalaria Grahamiana on Growth and Yield Parameters of Potato in the Vakinankaratra Region, Madagascar

Citation: Andriamiarisoa L. D, Fanjaniaina C, Rakotoarimanga N, Rahetlah V.B. (2023) Effects of Mulching/Green Manuring and Intercropping with Crotalaria grahamiana on Growth and Yield Parameters of Potato in the Vakinankaratra Region, Madagascar. FARA Research Report Vol 7(15):134-141. https://doi.org/10.59101/frr072315 Download

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Utilization of Rice Advice Smartphone-Technology in Enhancing Climate Smart Agricultural Practices Among Small-Scale Farmers in Benue State, Nigeria.

Citation:   Uchi, D.T., Bello, O. G., Muktar, B.G., Agbana, O., and Ehien, A.E. (2023) Utilization of Rice Advice Smartphone-Technology in Enhancing Climate Smart Agricultural Practices Among Small-Scale Farmers in Benue State, Nigeria. FARA Research Report Vol 7(8):59-69. https://doi.org/10.59101/frr072308 Download

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The AU-EU International Research Consortium (IRC) Platform Document

The first priority of the AU-EU High Level Policy Dialogue (HLPD) roadmap on Food Nutrition Security for Sustainable Agriculture (FNSSA) was adopted by the AU-EU Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) in 2016. The implementation of the FNSSA Roadmap is expected to be improved through a ‘Platform’ of an alliance of stakeholders (including funders) with a long-term […]

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Durban+10 Synthesis Report

Citation: Ogiogio, G. 2022. Africa’s policy actions, lessons and recommendations in the implementation of agriculture sector decisions of UN Conference of Parties, 2011-2021. FARA / DeSIRA-LIFT    

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Policy Options For Improving The Effectiveness Of Quality Control Mechanisms For Agricultural Inputs And Outputs To Enhance Cross-Border Trade In Africa.

Intra-African trade is currently low at 14.4% of total African exports. The continent’s current untapped export potential amounts to $21.9 billion, equivalent to 43% of intra-African exports.  Strengthening the control mechanisms of agricultural input supply systems and regulatory measures will ensure the availability, affordability, and accessibility of quality agricultural inputs such as seeds, fertilizer, pesticides, […]

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Effect of bed size, spacing and propagule type on the yield and yield components of Frafra Potato (Solenostemon Rotundifolius Poir.). Proceedings of 3rd CSIR RSA Scientific Conference. Accra, Ghana.

Article Citation: Yirzagla, J. et al (2022). Effect of bed size, spacing and propagule type on the yield and yield components of Frafra Potato (Solenostemon Rotundifolius Poir.). Proceedings of 3rd CSIR RSA Scientific Conference. Accra, Ghana. Omari R. and Andoh H. (Eds). P109-120.

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