Topic: Soil health

SIMLESA improves food security in Africa.

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.

SIMLESA: celebrating project achievements

This video presents the outcomes of the SIMLESA project, featuring interviews with women and men farmers and scientists from four of the seven SIMLESA partner countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

SIMLESA Overview: Improving Food Security in Eastern and Southern Africa

This four-minute overview video describes in brief, the activities of the SIMLESA project. Its approach to smallholder farming is transforming maize-legume crop production in Eastern and Southern Africa. The project is helping smallholder, maize-based farmers double or quadruple their yields and income through good agricultural practices.

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