NUA 45 alias 'magic' bean is bio-fortified and provides valuable food and nutrition security for small-scale farmers and their families. It is rich in protein, iron, and zinc; improves soil fertility, and produces higher yields than local bean varieties.
In Ghana’s Upper East Region, IWMI has been working with farmers, extension agents and other stakeholders in irrigated agriculture to test water management technologies and practices aimed at increasing water productivity.
In Bahati District, Tanzania, Improved crop performance and economic benefits demonstrated by application of fertilizers has helped to eliminate the farmers' initial fear of utilizing inorganic fertilizers.
A recent case study evaluating the effect of tailored short message service (SMS) sent to livestock farmers via the MWANGA platform has found that the messages had a positive impact on reducing key knowledge gaps among farmers in Tanzania.
Horticulture is one of the fastest growing subsectors of agriculture in Tanzania with vegetables increasingly produced as cash crops. A recent study published in the European Journal of Development Research (February 2020) analysed the ways gender inequality has affected agricultural production ...