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Author Bationo, Andre.
Title Innovations as Key to the Green Revolution in Africa [electronic resource] : Exploring the Scientific Facts / edited by Andre Bationo, Boaz Waswa, Jeremiah M. Okeyo, Fredah Maina, Job Maguta Kihara.
Publication Info Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 2011.



Descript LXVI, 1363p. 410 illus.. In 2 volumes, not available separately. online resource.
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Contents THEME 1 - Constraints and Opportunities for the African Green Revolution -- THEME 2 - Potential and Feasibility of use of external input and improved soil and crop management to achieve the African Green Revolution -- THEME 3 - Factors that limit access to and adoption of innovations by poor farmers -- THEME 4 - Innovation approaches and their scaling up/out in Africa.
Note Africa urgently needs a uniquely African Green Revolution- a revolution that is long overdue, a revolution that will help the continent in its quest for dignity and peace Mr. Kofi Annan, Former Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), currently the Board Chair of Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) Research work on soil in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has generated numerous outputs but very few have been translated into adoption to improve the livelihoods of the smallholder farmers. This is the greatest challenge Africa needs to address in order to achieve the highly sought after green revolution Andre Bationo Soil Health Specialist, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Accra, Ghana An African Green Revolution can apply the power of knowledge and technology with an environmental touch: disseminating many crop varieties that will thrive in diverse conditions; improving soil health through integrated soil fertility management; and developing technologies that maximize the use of rainwater, deliver small-scale irrigation and mitigate against impacts of unfavourable and changing climatic conditions.
ISBN 9789048125432
Standard # 10.1007/978-90-481-2543-2 doi
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Author Bationo, Andre.
Subject Life sciences.
Agriculture.
Alt author SpringerLink (Online service)
Bationo, Andre.
Waswa, Boaz S.
Okeyo, Jeremiah M.
Maina, Fredah.
Descript LXVI, 1363p. 410 illus.. In 2 volumes, not available separately. online resource.
text file PDF rda
Contents THEME 1 - Constraints and Opportunities for the African Green Revolution -- THEME 2 - Potential and Feasibility of use of external input and improved soil and crop management to achieve the African Green Revolution -- THEME 3 - Factors that limit access to and adoption of innovations by poor farmers -- THEME 4 - Innovation approaches and their scaling up/out in Africa.
Note Africa urgently needs a uniquely African Green Revolution- a revolution that is long overdue, a revolution that will help the continent in its quest for dignity and peace Mr. Kofi Annan, Former Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), currently the Board Chair of Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) Research work on soil in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has generated numerous outputs but very few have been translated into adoption to improve the livelihoods of the smallholder farmers. This is the greatest challenge Africa needs to address in order to achieve the highly sought after green revolution Andre Bationo Soil Health Specialist, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Accra, Ghana An African Green Revolution can apply the power of knowledge and technology with an environmental touch: disseminating many crop varieties that will thrive in diverse conditions; improving soil health through integrated soil fertility management; and developing technologies that maximize the use of rainwater, deliver small-scale irrigation and mitigate against impacts of unfavourable and changing climatic conditions.
ISBN 9789048125432
Standard # 10.1007/978-90-481-2543-2 doi
Author Bationo, Andre.
Subject Life sciences.
Agriculture.
Alt author SpringerLink (Online service)
Bationo, Andre.
Waswa, Boaz S.
Okeyo, Jeremiah M.
Maina, Fredah.

Subject Life sciences.
Agriculture.
Descript LXVI, 1363p. 410 illus.. In 2 volumes, not available separately. online resource.
text file PDF rda
Contents THEME 1 - Constraints and Opportunities for the African Green Revolution -- THEME 2 - Potential and Feasibility of use of external input and improved soil and crop management to achieve the African Green Revolution -- THEME 3 - Factors that limit access to and adoption of innovations by poor farmers -- THEME 4 - Innovation approaches and their scaling up/out in Africa.
Note Africa urgently needs a uniquely African Green Revolution- a revolution that is long overdue, a revolution that will help the continent in its quest for dignity and peace Mr. Kofi Annan, Former Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), currently the Board Chair of Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) Research work on soil in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has generated numerous outputs but very few have been translated into adoption to improve the livelihoods of the smallholder farmers. This is the greatest challenge Africa needs to address in order to achieve the highly sought after green revolution Andre Bationo Soil Health Specialist, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Accra, Ghana An African Green Revolution can apply the power of knowledge and technology with an environmental touch: disseminating many crop varieties that will thrive in diverse conditions; improving soil health through integrated soil fertility management; and developing technologies that maximize the use of rainwater, deliver small-scale irrigation and mitigate against impacts of unfavourable and changing climatic conditions.
Alt author SpringerLink (Online service)
Bationo, Andre.
Waswa, Boaz S.
Okeyo, Jeremiah M.
Maina, Fredah.
ISBN 9789048125432
Standard # 10.1007/978-90-481-2543-2 doi

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