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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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Presentation on the recommendations offered for the completion of SIMLESA phase II.

Journal Article

African Crop Science Proceedings Vol. 10 pp. 283-286 
Authors: Amane M.I.V.; Dias D.J.B.; Chirwa R.; Rubyogo J.C. e ;Tembo F.

Working paper

An analysis of socio-economic characteristics of households that affect husbands’ and wives’ decision-making intensity on the use of income derived from crop and livestock sale.

Journal Article

Innovations in Dryland Agriculture pp 239-256 
Authors: Daniel Rodriguez; Peter de Voil; B. Power

Policy brief

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


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.

Journal Article

Agricultural and Food Economics
Authors: Paswel P. Marenya, Menale Kassie, Moti Jaleta, Dil Bahadur Rahut, Olaf Erenstein

Farmer and extension manual

Guide into inter-cropping under CA in the high potential sub-humid western agro-ecology of Ethiopia.

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