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Economic analysis of dry season maize production in Kano and Kaduna States 2014-2015

January.31.2017

The USAID MARKETS II Dry Season Maize program in Kano and Kaduna States targeted 2000 maize out-growers for increased productivity in the maize value chain in selected locations that was implemented from August 2014 to March 2015 as geared towards attaining food sustainability in the study area. This paper focuses on an economic analysis of the dry season maize project.

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The Use of Promoted Fertilizers and Improved Seed in the Selected Intervention Areas of Lira, Ntungamo, Jinja and Mityana Districts

December.1.2016

The overall objective of this study is to have evidence on the use and adoption of selected technologies particularly; fertilizer and improved seeds.
Data collected from randomly selected farmers in the intervention areas of Lira, Ntungamo, Jinja and Mityana districts revealed 60% of the sample size expressed awareness and having knowledge on improved maize crop varieties mainly through trainings by SG2000-U. Overall, 87% of the sample was using improved seed while 78% were using fertilizer although at different intensities.

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Dissemination, Adoption and Impacts of Multi-Crop Threshers in Ethiopia

December.1.2016

SG2000 has promoted improved postharvest technologies such as maize shellers, multi-crop threshers, improved storage structures and others in different parts of the country. This study was initiated to assess the adoption, dissemination and impact of multicrop threshers (MCTs) in selected SG2000 project sites, and to draw lessons from successful adoption of the technology. The study was conducted in selected SG2000 project sites where multi-crop threshers were promoted. Survey was conducted in Arsi Negele, Shashemene and Siraro Woredas of West Arsi Zone in 2013. And in 2014, another survey was conducted to assess lessons from successful promotion and adoption of the MCTs.

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Postharvest & Trade Center (PHTC) Initiative Evaluation in Sikasso & Ségou Regions

October.31.2016

This report studies the effects of Postharvet & Trade Center established in Sikasso and Ségou Regions in Mali, a platform aiming to reduce postharvest losses and to improve income through providing warehousing and storage services, and linking farmers to reliable markets.

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SAA History Book : Take it to the farmer

September.23.2016

History and 30-year experiences of Sasakawa Africa Association in Sub-Shahran Africa. This history tells the story of how a relatively small NGO made a continent-wide impact and how it is tackling the challenges in the four countries where it now focuses its activities – still achieving successes and learning lessons that can be applied across Africa.

For copies, please contact Raitt Orr & Associates Ltd in London.

Raitt Orr & Associates Ltd.

The Africa Centre
38 King Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 8JT, United Kingdom

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