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Sustainable intensification : increasing productiivty in African food and agricultural systems

Author: Jules N Pretty; Camilla Toulmin; Stella B Williams
Publisher: London, UK : Earthscan, ©2011.
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Presents the lessons learned from 40 sustainable agricultural intensification programmes in 20 countries across Africa, commissioned as part of the UK Government's Foresight project. The authors  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sustainable intensification.
London, UK : Earthscan, ©2011
(OCoLC)692284229
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jules N Pretty; Camilla Toulmin; Stella B Williams
ISBN: 9781136529276 1136529276
OCLC Number: 801577640
Notes: Articles from the special issue of the International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, vol. 9, issue 1, 2011.
Cover title.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Contents: 1. Editorial 2. Overview - Sustainable Intensification in African Agriculture 3. Quncho: The First Most Popular Tefvariety in Ethiopia 4. The Ghana Grains Partnership 5. Orange-fleshed Sweet Potatoes for Food, Health and Wealth in Uganda 6. Soyabeans and Sustainable Agriculture in Southern Africa 7. Growing Sustainable Tea on Kenyan Smallholder Farms 8. The System of Rice Intensification (SRI) as a Sustainable Agricultural Innovation: Introducing, Adapting and Scaling up Sri Practices in the Timbuktu Region of Mali 9. Revival of Cassava Production in the Nakasongola District, Uganda 10. Addressing the Challenges of Agricultural Service Provision: The Case of Oxfam's Strategic Cotton Programme in Mali 11. Promoting Smallholder Seed Enterprises (SSE): Quality Seed Production of Rice, Maize, Sorghum and Millet in Northern Cameroon 12. Research, Development and Scaling up the Adoption of Fodder Shrub Innovations in East Africa 13. Trees, Agroforestry and Multifunctional Agriculture in Cameroon 14. Using Soil and Water Conservation Techniques to Rehabilitate Degraded Lands in Northwestern Burkina Faso 15. Agricultural Success from Africa: The Case of Fertilizer Tree Systems in Southern Africa (Malawi, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe) 16. Harnessing Sustainability, Resilience and Productivity through Conservation Agriculture: The Case of Likoti in Lesotho 17. Conservation Agriculture (CA) in Tanzania: The Case of Mwangaza B CA Farmer Field School (FFS), Rhotia Village, Karatu District, Arusha 18. An African Success: The Case of Conservation Agriculture in Zimbabwe 19. Push-pull Technology: A Conservation Agriculture Approach for Integrated Management of Insect Pests, Weeds and Soil Health in Africa 20. Sustainable Crop Production Intensification in the Senegal and Niger River Basins of Francophone West Africa 21. On-farm Biological Control of the Pearl Millet Head Miner: Realization of Thirty-five Years of Unsteady Progress in Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger 22. African Indigenous Vegetable Enterprises and Market Access for Small Scale Farmers in East Africa 23. Merudairy Goat and Animal Healthcare Project 24. Collective Livestock Research for Sustainable Disease Management in Mali and Burkina Faso 25. The Rakai Chicken Model: An Approach that has Improved Fortunes for Ugandan Farmers 26. The Malawi Agricultural Input Subsidy Programme: 2005/6 to 2008/9 27. Focal Area Approach: A Participatory Community Planning Approach to Agricultural Extension and Market Development in Kenya 28. Sharing Ideas Between Cultures with Videos 29. CARBAP and Innovation on the Pantain Banana in West and Central Africa 30. The Rise of Peri-urban Aquaculture in Nigeria 31. From Researcher to Farmer: Partnerships in Integrated Aquaculture - Agriculture Systems in Malawi, Ghana and Cameroon
Other Titles: Increasing productivity in African food and agricultural systems
International journal of agricultural sustainability.
Responsibility: guest editors, Jules Pretty, Camilla Toulmin, Stella Williams.

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