A catalogue of tested crop, soil, and water management options under varied land degradation conditions and socio-economic environment in the target areas in Tanzania, Malawi, and Zambia

Published on 12 September 2012

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Start Date: 1 May 2012 | End Date: 30 December 2012


This project has the following four objectives:

  • To avail to partners a set of previously tested soil, crop, and water management options for maize-based farming systems with potential for sustainably intensifying agricultural production and reducing climate-related risk in the target areas
  • To identify land degradation hotspots and soil health constraint envelopes and their implications for crop response characteristics to fertilizer application and soil improvement
  • To evaluate the availability to smallholder farmers of inputs required to implement above options in the target areas
  • To assess the conduciveness of the political, extension, and economic environment for the dissemination of tested soil, crop, and water management options



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