African Plant Nutrition Institute (APNI)
Should mineral fertilizer use be increased in sub-Saharan Africa? A team of African and European agronomists* provide a nuanced response to this question in an article published in Outlook on Agriculture. Their analysis is based on a review of the existing scientific literature and on years of field experience in sub-Saharan Africa.
Climate-resilient soil fertility management by smallholders in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
Researchers study the design, delivery and use of digital decision-support tools for smallholder maize farmers in northern Nigeria.
A new meta-study confirms that nitrous oxide emissions can be reduced by boosting nitrogen productivity, crop yield and use of “4Rs.”
Digital nutrient management tool reduces emissions, improves crop yields and boosts farmers’ profitsClimate adaptation and mitigation
New research shows that the Nutrient Expert decision tool is better for farmers’ fields, extension services and the environment.
Researchers take stock of the fertilizer recommendation tools in available in Ethiopia in support of the country’s National Soils Strategy.
CIMMYT spatial economist studies how economic behavior varies across diverse geographical contexts, how smallholder farming systems in sub-Saharan Africa are evolving, and the need to revisit agricultural resources and policies accordingly.