Entries in agriculture for income (68)
C3P Crop Crisis Control Project - New Spread of Cassava Brown Streak Virus Disease and its Implications for the Movement of Cassava Germplasm in the East and Central African Region
Cassava is among the most important food crops in sub-Saharan Africa, and it is currently facing a new emerging threat in the cassava brown streak virus. This brief, written by scientists for the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA), discusses the new emergence of this virus and its implications.
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C3P Crop Crisis Control Project - Pilot Use of On-farm Vouchers to Disseminate Cassava Planting Material in Western Kenya
This brief describes the use of on-farm vouchers (OFV) in Western Kenya to promote the dissemination of cassava planting material in a manner that reduces loss, provides choice, and encourages transparency and accountability. This brief provides an overview of the process to carry out an OFV intervention and provides lessons learned from the pilot use of on-farm vouchers (OFV) in Western Kenya.
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Banana Xanthomonas wilt (BXW) is among the most serious threats to banana production in East and Central Africa. This brief discussed the impact and epidemiology of BXW and the challenges in identifying this disease among the multiple pathogens and pests that afflict banana in this region.
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C3P Crop Crisis Control Project - Reducing Food Insecurity Through Technology Transfer: Macropropagation (Uganda)
This brief describes the impact of BXW in Uganda and the development and use of macro-propagation as a low-cost and farmer-centered technology to produce clean banana-planting material. The brief discusses the technology and provides practitioner oriented lessons learned.
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