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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Policy brief

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

Journal Article

Agricultural Systems Volume 121, Pages 96-105 
Authors: Moti Jaleta, Menale Kassie, Bekele Shiferaw

Working paper

A working paper on the importance of youth and women participation for the enhancement of resilient and sustainable farming.

Journal Article

Journal of Agricultural Economics 69:1, pages 76-95. 
Authors: Menale Kassie, Paswel Marenya, Yohannis Tessema, Moti Jaleta, Di Zeng, Olaf Erenstein, Dil Rahut.

Policy brief

Learn how the CASI approach to scaling is key to innovation adoption in Tanzania.


The Australian-funded SIMLESA research program underway in 11 African countries is helping farmers grow drought-tolerant and improved varieties of maize and legumes using conservation agriculture techniques.

Working paper

Ephrem Tadesse1*, Alice Woodhead2, Rabe Yahaya3, Rahel Assefa4, Frédéric Baudron5

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