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 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.
IIncreasing the planting density for groundnut generates multiple benefits by boosting yields of grain and fodder per unit area. It enhances soil fertility, improves water retention, and prevents weed growth, thereby raising farmers’ food security and incomes.
Conservation agriculture (CA) is a promising technology for supporting sustainable increases in productivity. It helps farmers achieve more reliable and often higher yields while reducing production costs, increases dietary diversity, improves soil structure and fertility, maximizes nutrient and water-use efficiency, and ...
This Sept 2018 – Oct 2019 highlights important milestones and achievements in monitoring and evaluation and learning, capacity building, collaborations with development partners, and Africa RISING's knowledge outputs during the period.
A research study by Africa RISING scientists in northern Ghana is urging governments in the region to inaugurate agricultural policies that are conducive for crop diversification which is a common practice by farmers in the region.