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Savanna Agricultural Research Institute

The Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (SARI)  is one of the 13 research institutes of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).  It was originally known as the Nyankpala Ag
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Knowledge transfer for more resilient maize farming in Lao PDR

This article details a visit from the Thailand Department of Agriculture (DOA) to Laos in May 2016 to advise maize farmers and local experts on improved and more climate resilient farming practices.

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Improved water delivery in the delta region of Syrdarya River

Over the last 25 years the region of Syrdarya river has dried out, impoverishing local communities. Improvements to water infrastructure have helped transform the lifes of local people.

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Improving wheat productivity in Kazakhstan

Soil moisture and temperature are critical to seed survival. This method, developed by a joint USAID-UNDP project, determines the best intervals for sowing wheat using meteorological data.

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Water implications of foreign direct investment in Ethiopia’s agricultural sector

Ethiopia is a country in which a lot of foreign land acquisition is occurring. This paper looks at the extent to which these investments also constitute significant acquisitions of water.

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Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute

BARI (Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute) is the largest multi- crop research institute conducting research on a wide variety of crops, such as cereals, tubers, pulses, oilseeds, vegetables

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Triple Green II

Bounty harvest: Photo: Africare/Niger

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This project will develop integrated experimental and modelling framework approaches that allow the...

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