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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, Paswel Marenya, John Blackwell, Saidi Mkomwa, & Djalalie itana

Working paper

A study assessing the role of crop diversification in minimizing the downside risks associated with the use of improved seed and chemical fertilizer in maize production.

Working paper

This article examines the participation and involvement of men, women and children, from the production to the selling and processing of maize.


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.


Infographic about the policies needed to be implemented for the spread of CASI in Rwanda.

Journal Article

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

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