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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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Farmer and extension manual

This study evaluates soil moisture and maize productivity under the tested cropping systems in Mozambique…

Farmer and extension manual

This is a series of 10 manuals in Amharic language. Topics covered include crop rotation and inter-cropping among other conservation agriculture practices.


Here the Liganwa Farmers’ Group are showcasing their crops of maize that have been grown using a new approach that has seen some farmers more than triple their yields even though they’re spending less time in the field.


SIMLESA approaches meets smallholder farmers’ challenges in an effort to build food security in Mozambique.

Working paper

Michael Misiko and Alice Woodhead
International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, Kenya
The University of Southern Queensland, Australia

Journal Article

Field Crops Research Volume 217, Pages 113-124
Authors: Solomon Seyoum, Rao Rachaputi, Yash Chauhan, Boddupalli Prasanna, Solomon Fekybelu

Policy brief

Agricultural Innovation Platforms create strong support systems for climate-smart agriculture in Tanzania.

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