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Are cows the next development boom for smallholder farmers?

Smallholder livestock farmers in Zimbabwe are rapidly increasing profits thanks to a pivot to new sustainable agriculture initiatives.


Green manure crop cover reduces need for mineral fertilizer in Africa

Green manures are an affordable and environmentally friendly alternative to fertilizer for many farmers in southern Africa.


Farmers in southern Africa reap benefits of conservation agriculture

CIMMYT’S Global Conservation Agriculture Program Manager, Irene Christiansen, received a first-hand look at the benefits and challenges of practicing conservation agriculture (CA) in southern Africa d …