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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Synthesis Report

Policy brief

Learn about the importance of adaptive research on multifunctional mechanization and business development (Portuguese version).

Farmer and extension manual

Manual about the farming systems in Ethiopia-Somali region and expected benefits under Conservation agriculture.


Policy lessons for sustainable intensification: At a recent policy forum in Mozambique scientists, agricultural leaders and farmers discussed the implications of 8-years of SIMLESA’s results. The forum highlighted several opportunities and lessons learned from SIMLESA on how to improve farmers’ yields while protecting the environment,
link them to markets and to stimulate the scaling of new farming techniques. Listen to scientists and farmers explain their experiences in the SIMLESA project.

Working paper

The Performance of 2WT- Business Models (owned by service Providers): A Case study from Tanzania.

Working paper

This report describes the concepts of scaling employed in SIMLESA (and which can be replicated with modifications) to similar projects and programs in the region.

Policy brief

Learn how Agricultural Innovation Platforms can boost the adoption of climate-smart practices from this case study from Malawi.

Journal Article

Food Security; Volume 7, Issue 6, pp 1299–1320
Authors: Menale Kassie, Jesper Stage, Hailemariam Teklewold, Olaf Erenstein

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