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How can we produce more manure on-farm for our bananas?

Throughout East Africa farmers prefer manure as the best alternative to make bananas more productive.  Yet, many smallholders don’t have the land or capital to raise cattle. A just completed publication for farm households and field organizations details the experiences of farm households in Central Uganda in producing more manure on farm on-farm for their […]

Integrated Systems Research for Sustainable Intensification in Smallholder Agriculture

Agricultural scientists argue that systems research offers solutions to tackle poverty, hunger and environmental degradation together.  Agricultural scientists and researchers from over 30 nations gather for several days at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in Ibadan, Nigeria, for the International Conference on Integrated Systems for Sustainable Intensification in Smallholder Agriculture, which lasts March […]

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