Authors: Sitko, N.J. and Chamberlin, J.
Published in: Land Use Policy, 2016, vol.55, p.49-60
This article utilizes available spatial data to quantify the amount of customary land in Zambia and to examine the prospects for agricultural commercialization in those areas, in terms of population densities,...
Author(s): Duncan, A.J.; Bachewe, F.; Mekonnen, K.; Valbuena, D.; Rachier, G.; Lule, D.; Bahta, M.; Erenstein, O.
Published in: Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 2016, vol.228, p.101-110
Crop residues are a key livelihood resource in smallholder mixed crop-livestock systems in Sub-Saharan Africa....
Authors: Mhlanga, B.; Cheesman, S.; Maasdorp, B.; Mupangwa, W.; Munyoro, C.; Sithole, C.; Thierfelder, C.
Published in: NJAS Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences, 2016, vol.78, p.93–101.
Relay cropping of cover crops is a strategy of increasing biomass yields and productivity of maize-based systems....
Author(s): Mupangwa, W.; Thierfelder, C.; Ngwira, A.
Published in: In: Experimental Agriculture In press
Multilocation experiments were established to determine the best strategy for using inorganic fertilizer in conservation agriculture (CA) systems that use green manure cover crops, namely sunhemp,...
Authors: Kindie Tesfaye Fantaye.; Sonder, K.; Cairns, J.E.; Magorokosho, C.; Amsal Tesfaye Tarekegne; Kassie, G.; Getaneh, F.; Abdoulaye, T.; Tsedeke Abate; Erenstein, O.
In: The International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 2016, vol. 19 (Special Issue A), p.75-92
Maize is a major staple...
Authors: Newcomb, M.; Olivera Firpo, P.D.; Rouse, M.N.; Szabo, L.J.; Johnson, J.; Gale, S.; Luster, D.G.; Wanyera, R.; Macharia, G.; Bhavani, S.; Hodson, D.P.; Patpour, M.; Hovmoller, M.S.;Fetch, T.G.; Yue Jin.
Published in: American Phytopathological Society Phytopathology, 2016, vol. 106, no. 7,...
Authors: Cheesman, S.; Andersson, J.A.; Frossard, E.
Published in: Journal of Agricultural Science, In press.
On-farm demonstration-trials are a common strategy to introduce new technologies to farmers, while simultaneously evaluating these technologies’ performance under farmer conditions. The current...
Authors: Glover, D.; Sumberg, J.; Andersson, J.A.
Published in: Outlook on Agriculture, 2016, vol.45, no.1, p.3-6.
The notion of adoption is central to efforts to measure technological change in African agriculture, and plays an important role in the evaluation of return on investment in agricultural...
Authors: Kostandini, G., La Rovere, R., Guo, Z.
Published in: Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2015, vol. 0, no. 0, p. 1-22
This study evaluates the potential impacts of the Improved Maize for African Soils (IMAS) project in two countries of Africa: Kenya and South Africa. The IMAS...
Authors: Kathage, J.; Kassie, M.; Shiferaw, B.; Qaim, M.
Published in: Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 0(0): 1–19, 2015.
New technologies are often not widely adopted by farmers in Africa. Several adoption constraints have been discussed in the literature, including limited access...