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  1. Abstract, PLOSone, 2019 Knowledge of the geographical distribution of soils is indispensable for policy and decision makers to achieve the goal of increasing agricultural production and reduce poverty, particularly in the Global South. A study was conducted to better understand the soilscapes of...
  2. Abstract, Cogent Food & Agriculture, 2020 The contributions of Moringa to the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in developing countries were massive. Its production has to be more than increased to maintain its potential role in-curving food and nutrition insecurity sufferings in these...
  3. 2001-01-01 The SIM Forestry study Project began in 1999 to bring together various sources of information about highland Ethiopian trees and shrubs, and to identify trees and shrubs that should be further propagated.
  4. The aim of this book is to bring about increases in the income and welfare of poor peasant farmers in that area through community-irented, self-reliant and sustainable approach to rural development.
  5. One of the main aims of this book is to benefit the rural people of Ethiopia by ercouraging them to grow more trees and shrubs of a wider variety of species than they have up to now. It provides information on a selection of useful tree and shrub species for the range of agroclimatic conditions...
  6. While achieving water security remains an elusive goal across large swathes of sub-Saharan Africa, the benefits of investing in water, sanitation and hygiene to achieve basic water security and alleviate poverty are clear. Households benefit through a range of health, educational, nutritional and...
  7. Abstract,International Journal of Food Science and Agriculture, 2018 Homegarden is an intensive land use system involving the deliberate management of multipurpose trees and shrubs grown in intimate association with herbaceous species with diverse use value. The aim of this study was to assess...
  8. The wetlands are part of the complex coastal zone of Lake Tana, which lies just outside the top of the image. Individual fields and angular margins at the floodplain are indicative of the human use and modification of the wetlands. The Gilgel Abbay River is lined with very narrow fields that give...
  9. Flood recession agriculture is linked to areas that are prone to annual flooding, making use of the moisture left behind after the floods and sometimes even using the water of the rising floods as well.In Africa alone, flood recession agriculture may amount to over 20 M ha.
  10. Abstract, Heliyon, 2019 August One of the main challenges facing Ethiopia today is to ensure food security for its highly increasing population growth. Although the country's production is much lower than the national demand, there are high post-harvest food losses. Among several causes at...