1. Abstract, Toxins, 2017 Fusarium fungi are common plant pathogens causing several plant diseases. The presence of these molds in plants exposes crops to toxic secondary metabolites called Fusarium mycotoxins. The most studied Fusarium mycotoxins include fumonisins, zearalenone, and trichothecenes....
  2. 27/04/2018 Fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) is a common pest in the Western Hemisphere affecting many commercial crops, most importantly maize. This voracious Lepidoptera (grouping of insects that includes butterflies and moths) was first detected in Central and Western Africa in 2016 and has quickly...
  3. The Purdue Improved Storage (PICS)bag, is an airtight storage bag that provides a solution for smallholder farmers to extend the storage time for their seeds and crops. The PICS bag is a hermetic, or airtight, storage solution for smallholder farmers who suffer severe losses due to insects. The...
  4. 50,000 Farmers in 13 Countries: Results from Scaling up the System of Rice Intensification in West Africa By Erika Styger and Gaoussou Traoré The System for Rice Intensification (SRI) has tremendous potential to close the rice production gap in West Africa and to place the region on the desired...
  5. 22/05/2018 This ECHO Forum is geared toward enabling networking related to alleviating hunger and poverty by those persons serving Africa's poor. Three mornings of plenary sessions featuring knowledgeable and experienced speakers will be followed by afternoon workshops and discussion groups led by regional...
  6. 29/05/2018 This ECHO Forum is geared toward enabling networking related to alleviating hunger and poverty by those persons serving Africa's poor. Three mornings of plenary sessions featuring knowledgeable and experienced speakers will be followed by afternoon workshops and discussion groups led by regional...
  7. Thisinteractive photographic guide shall help you to identify higher plants from West African ecosystems. It contains images of ferns and seed plants taken in the field. You can browse through a taxonomic hierarchy and / or search according to selected characters you observe onyour plant. Please...
  8. Abstract,International Journal of Applied Science and Technology, October 2012 Although, there are various reuses of grey water but this study is limited to one type of reuse- irrigation. The objective of this project is to design and construct a filter for grey water reuse for irrigation of not...
  9. Key Resource 20/01/2007 Let’s Restore Our Land describes how church and community leaders came to realize that the soil that produces our food is becoming weak, and the forests that provide us with many resources are disappearing. They recognized that God has given us the responsibility to care for and protect these...
  10. Abstract, Sustainability , 2018 In the context of increasing climate-related extreme events and other crises, the concept of adaptive social protection (ASP) has been recognized as a potentially effective policy response to reduce the impacts of these shocks and stressors on vulnerable...