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    Africa Agriculture Status Report 2014

    Humanity is at an environmental crossroads, and the long-term welfare of literally billions of people is at stake. Climate change has been sneaking up on us for many decades – some say ever since the advent of the Industrial Revolution – but it is only relatively recently that steps began

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    Africa Agriculture Status Report 2015

    With almost 200 million people aged 15-24, Africa has the youngest population in the world. Each year, 10 million young Africans enter the continent’s workforce, more than ever before. This highlights the great challenge of youth unemployment, but it could also be seen as a great opportunity to encourage youth

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    Be Your Own Maize Doctor

    HAVE YOU had a “maize check-up” this season? Every grower should learn to recognize the symptoms that are pictured here — signs that a maize crop is deficient in one or more of the nutrients that are essential for healthy plant growth and profitable yields. You can be your own maize doctor. It is an important part of

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    Treasure our life         I was reffered to your website by Ricardo De Jesus of Mozambique you can thank me by emailing me  

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    USHC Participates in the Buganda Kingdom BUCADEF Agricultura Mini-Expo

    On 23rd to 24th April 2015, The Uganda Soil Consortium (USHC) participated in the above Expo as part of information dissemination to Stakeholders and the General Public. The Expo was organised by the Kingdom development organization, Buganda Cultural and Development Foundation – BUCADEF as part of its rebranding events. It

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    Investing in soil: Cases and lessons from AGRA’s Soil Health Programme

    This is a new publication titled “Investing in soil: Cases and lessons from AGRA’s Soil Health Programme” prepared jointly by Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) and International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) and is available for download from the Rwanda Soil Health Consortium here.

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    Groundnut Production Guide for Uganda: Recommended practices for farmers

    Groundnut is one of the staple crops in the Uganda rich in protein, oil and essential minerals. The crop is increasingly becoming a cash crop and both production area and productivity are increasing. This is evident by the significant expansion of the industry in Uganda and with spillovers in the

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    The Uganda Country Level Soil Health Consortia Launch Report

    The Uganda Country Level Soil Health Consortia Launch Report. Held at Ridar Hotel, Kampala on 9th May 2013 Uganda country level consortia were held on 9th May 2013 at the Ridar hotel, Kampala. The launch brought together 45 stakeholders with areas of expertise in agronomy, soil science, entomology, input and

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    New Nutrient Removal Calculator (PlantCalc) Now Available for iPhone, iPad and iTouch Devices

    November 3, 2014, Peachtree Corners, GA, USA - The International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) has recently released its new PlantCalc App as part of its effort to improve the accuracy of nutrient uptake and removal estimate reporting, and make science-based estimates freely available to the public. Designed for the iPhone,