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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

A case study of FACASI project’s service providers in Meki, Arsi Negele and Hawassa Zuria area
of Ethiopia

Policy brief

A collection of AIPs have led to complementary roles in the development, adaptation, dissemination and adoption of knowledge for biophysical and socioeconomic benefits.

Policy brief

Learn about Bracharia grass, a promising livestock feed source and improvement for soil health.

Media Report

A report detailing the recommendations made during a policy forum held in Mozambique.

Journal Article

-Biological Control Volume 122, Pages 1-10
Authors: Yodit Kebede, Felix Bianchi, Frédéric Baudron, Kristin Abraham, Anne de Valença, Pablo Tittonell

Working paper

Prepared by: Frédéric Baudron and Elias Berta, International Maize and
Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT)
Co-authors/ contributors/ collaborators: Girma Moges, Pascal Kaumbutho,
Wilfried Mariki, Raymond Nazare, Moti Jaleta, Michael Misiko, John Blackwell, Saidi Mkomwa


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.

Journal Article

Journal of Agricultural Economics 
Authors: Menale Kassie, Paswel Marenya, Yohannis Tessema, Moti Jaleta, Di Zeng, Olaf Erenstein, Dil Rahut

Working paper

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

social media