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Participation in agricultural markets could be the main weapon against hunger to lift millions of poor farmers out of poverty traps. Unfortunately, most of the potential [...]
2015-08 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
A bold step to addressing myriads of constraints affecting yam productivity was achieved through Yam for Income and Food Security in West Africa (YIIFSWA) project. The pr [...]
2016-09 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
This study examines the impact of access to credit on agricultural productivity in Nigeria using the Endogenous Switching Regression Model (ESRM)). The first stage of the [...]
2015 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
In Africa, there have been successes in cassava research in terms of the development of production technologies, particularly improved varieties with high yield potential [...]
2016-08 | Journal Article |
Public agricultural research has come under increasing pressure to redefine its strategic priorities to contribute to poverty alleviation goals. However, the issue of whe [...]
2006 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
Striga hermonthica (del) Benth is threatening rural livelihoods in western Kenya where maize is the major food and cash crop. Vulnerability analysis was conducted on a sa [...]
2008-11 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
This paper assesses the potential economic impacts of balanced nutrient management systems technology options: BNMS-manure, which combines inorganic fertilizer and organi [...]
2009-09 | Journal Article |
The study investigated whether socio-cultural factors accentuate technical efficiency of yam farmers in Kogi State, Nigeria in addition to the socio-economic normally pos [...]
2014 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
This paper uses cross-sectional data collected from 375 smallholder yam farmers in Ghana in 2010 to examine whether the adoption of yam minisett technology had an effect [...]
2014-04 | Journal Article |