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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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Working paper

Prepared by: Frédéric Baudron and Elias Berta, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT)
Co-authors/ contributors/ collaborator: David Kahan, Girma Moges, Pascal
Kaumbutho, John Sariah, Raymond Nazare, Moti Jaleta, John Blackwell, Saidi Mkomwa

Media Report

By mid-2017, SIMLESA had helped over 235,000 farming households adopt more sustainable practices to cope with the effects of climate change and declining soil fertility. “The work done by SIMLESA has yielded increasing farm-level food security…

Journal Article

Agricultural Systems Volume 150, Pages 21-33 
Authors: Isaiah Nyagumbo, Siyabusa Mkuhlani, Walter Mupangwa, Daniel Rodriguez

Journal Article

(R. A. Jat and J. Graziano de Silva eds.). pp. 263-292. CABI: ISBN-13: 9781780642598. Cambridge. 
Authors: Thierfelder C.; Ngwira A. M. ; Govaerts B.; Nyagumbo I.; and Baudron F.

Policy brief

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

Farmer and extension manual

Manual guide into the inter-cropping of cereals and legumes in north western Ethiopia.


CASI technology package implemented proves to be a best bet for agricultural sustainability in Kenya.

social media