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Policy Briefs

In this section you will find an array of SIMLESA’s policy briefs from the different countries.

DISCLAIMER: These reports are presented without necessarily a thorough peer-review process. The main purpose is that of making data and information rapidly available to research teams and partners in the SIMLESA project and for use in advancing discussions on the relevant topic. For fully peer-reviewed publications, please refer to the journals page. Readers are invited to send comments directly to the corresponding author(s). The views expressed in these reports are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect opinions of CIMMYT, ACIAR, national research institutions and other partners, or donors. Any errors or omissions (editorial, factual or otherwise) are the sole responsibility of the authors of each publication.

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This brief is based on a value chain survey carried out on the maize and legume seed sectors in Tanzania.

Brief about the scaling out efforts of CASI technologies from just a few to many subsistence farmers in Malawi.

Brief about the key lessons from evidence gathered from SIMLESA’s scaling out efforts.

Brief on the advantages of conservation agriculture technology adoption for Kenyan farmers.

Brief highlighting key benefits of CA practices in terms of labor saving, increased maize yield and better economic returns on investment in Malawi and Mozambique.

Understanding the movement of maize and legumes along the value chain.

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