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TAAT Aquaculture Compact
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FEED AFRICA: STRATEGY FOR AGRICULTURAL TRANSFORMATION IN AFRICA

This document has been prepared under the supervision of Mr. Chiji OJUKWU, Director- OSAN by Mr. Ken B. JOHM, Lead Agricultural Economist-OSAN with Mr. Olagoke. OLADAPO, Chief Agro Economist-OSAN.3; Mr. Walter ODHIAMBO, Chief Strategy Officer-COSP; Mr. Edson MPYISI; Principal Agricultural Economist-OSAN; Ms. Mariam YINUSA, Senior Financial Economist-OSAN.3 and with contributions from Mr. C. MOLLINEDO, Chief Strategist-COSP, Ms. M. DIOP-LY, Principal Health Analyst-OSHD.3, Ms. M. MOOTOLA, Director-ONRI; Mr. G. AJUMBO, Chief Trade and Regional Integration Officer-ONRI.2; Mr. A. RUGAMBA, Director-ONEC; Mr. B. ISSAHAKU, Principal Social Protection Officer-OSHD.1; Ms. M. RUIZ, Chief Gender Officer-OSHD.0; Ms. M KANGA, Director-ORCE; Mr. V. NEERAJ, Chief Investment Officer- OPSD.2; Mr. J. WAHOME, Lead Economist-ORWA; Mr. J. KABYEMERA, Coordinator-CDSF; Mr. J. KOLSTER, Director-ORNA; Mr. A. MWENDA, Lead Economist-EARC; Mr. B. KANU, Lead Agriculture Expert-OSAN; Mr. R. MASUMBUKO, Ag. Division Manager-OFSD.2; Ms. V. DABADY, Manager,FRMB.2; Ms. C. ONUKOGU, Principal Resource Mobilization Officer-FRMB.2, Ms. R. OFFEI-AWUKU, Senior Poverty Economist-OSHD.1, Ms. S. KAYODE-ANGLADE, Senior Investment Officer-OPSD.2

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SCALE UP source book

The content of the Scale Up Sourcebook was informed by a Scale Up Conference organized by Purdue University and held in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA, on September 25–27, 2018. The conference was made possible by Purdue’s partner organization, the African Development Bank, and company sponsors, which included BASF, Bayer, Corteva Agriscience, and Land O’Lakes. Lead conference organizers at Purdue University were Suzanne Nielsen (Professor of Food Science; Faculty Fellow in the Office of Corporate & Global Partnerships) and Carolyn Woo (Emeritus President and CEO of Catholic Relief Services; Distinguished President’s Fellow for Global Development at Purdue University).

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Deployment of HIB Technology in Zimbabwe – Outcome Case Study Report

An Outcome Case Study Report

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Deployment of Maize Technologies in Western Kenya – An Outcome Case study report

An Outcome Case Study Report

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Sheep Fattening and Fodder-soil in Ethiopia – Outcome Case Study Report

An Outcome Case Study Report

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ASI Thresher

Reduction in threshing and winnowing time and in hard physical work; reduction in total harvest and post-harvest losses; greater ability to do rice double-cropping; employment and profitable enterprise for local blacksmiths and thresher owners.

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RiceAdvice

Irrigated lowland and favorable rainfed lowland where the risk of drought and flooding is small. Also, access to fertilizers is important.

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Improved rice varieties for Africa

Rice farmers across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) often face a range of biotic and abiotic stresses as well as differences in consumer preferences for rice. Many improved rice varieties have been released/adopted in SSA over the last decades. However, lots of farmers do not have access to new varieties that are better adapted to their growing environment and are likely to sell well.

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Hybrid rice: A new opportunity for Africa

Variety AR051H and this variety was named ISRIZ-9 in Senegal. This variety is aromatic and has a high yield potential (10 to 13 t/ha) and very good organoleptic qualities. AfricaRice currently has a wide range of hybrid lines that adapt to African conditions with short, medium and long cycles according to needs.