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ARF-2 factsheet: ENRICH Uganda
June 5, 2019Research project
ARF-2 factsheet: ENRICH Uganda

Please download the factsheet with end results of the Applied Research Fund Call 2 project. »

December 20, 2018Knowledge Portal
Market linkage – Agrocares soil scanner in Africa

This publication evaluates a soil scanner in Kenya, to identify success factors, possible bottlenecks and the added value of innovative soil testing services for farmers. Farmers indicated positive experiences with the scan, but it takes at least six months of investing to get these results. A critical success factor for the implementation of soil scanner services, are the management and board of a cooperative »

July 28, 2018Knowledge Portal
Agricultural input subsidies for improving productivity, farm income, consumer welfare and wider growth in low- and lower-middle-income countries

This systematic review evaluates the impact of input subsidies on agricultural productivity, beneficiary incomes and welfare, consumer welfare and wider economic growth. Results show that subsidized fertilizers and seeds are associated with increased use of these inputs, higher agricultural yields and increased income. »

May 21, 2018Knowledge Portal
Livelihood and climate trade-offs in Kenyan peri-urban vegetable production

This study investigates productivity and economic and climate trade-offs in soil fertility management strategies in smallholder African indigenous vegetable production in Kenya. Soil fertility management strategies that mix inorganic and organic source present a pathway to sustainable intensification in AIV production. »

ARF-1 factsheet: Building on Fertile Ground in Burundi
February 8, 2018Research project
ARF-1 factsheet: Building on Fertile Ground in Burundi

Please download the factsheet with end results of this Applied Research Fund Call 1 project. »

September 5, 2017Knowledge Portal
Application of secondary nutrients and micronutrients increases crop yields in sub-Saharan Africa

This article aims to determine the productivity increase of crops and nutrient use efficiency associated with secondary nutrients and micronutrients in sub-Sahara Africa.┬áIn this region, the main focus has been on macronutrients but there is emerging though scattered evidence of crop productivity limitations by the secondary and micronutrients. »