Our latest impressions and news


The section below contains links to 12 different categories of resources from SIMLESA including publications, multi-media, datasheets, media reports and factsheets among others…

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Working paper

This report provides an overview of initiatives undertaken under SIMLESA project during 2016/17 cropping season, highlighting achievements and challenges during implementation under each objective.


Infographic about the policies needed to be implemented for the spread of CASI in Rwanda.

Journal Article

Land use Policy 42: 400-411.
Authors: Kassie M.; Teklewold M.; Jaleta M.; Marenya P.; and Erenstein O.

Working paper

Ephrem Tadesse 1*, Alice Woodhead2 , Rabe Yahaya1 , Rahel Assefa1 , Bisrat Getnet3 , Walter Mupangwa1 , Frederic Baudron4


Researchers from CIMMYT’s Sustainable Intensification of Maize and Legume Systems for Food Security in Eastern and Southern Africa (SIMLESA) meet recently at the Second African Congress on Conservation Agriculture in Johannesburg to discuss conservation agriculture systems as the sustainable basis for regional food security. This video provides background on the project which is now in its ninth year.

Policy brief

In this brief from Mozambique learn how, information sharing and partnerships are key to widespread adoption of productive innovations.

social media