Research shows African farming households are far more dependent on hire labor markets, and much more inclined to hire mechanization services, than previously thought.
As the Nutritious Maize for Ethiopia (NuME) project comes to an end, partners draw plans to extend its impact.
A new book draws on experiences of men and women farmers across eastern and southern Africa who bravely embraced change to improve their farming methods and the lives and livelihoods of their families.
Source: The Nigerian Voice (3 May 2019)
The FACASI project has benefited over a hundred young people from Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.
Researchers are using data and tools to produce information that can help farmers, research institutions and governments take better decisions on agronomic practices and investments.