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    Integrated Soil Fertility Management in Zambia

    This booklet attempts to give a broad overview of some of the main problems farmers face in managing soils for crop production in Zambia. It also provides information on Integrated Soil Fertility Management (ISFM) and gives recommendations on practices that have been proven to address some of the challenges. Read

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    Integrated Soil Fertilty Management Training Manual For Zambia’s Agricultural Extension WorkersIntegrated Soil Fertilty Management Training Manual For Zambia’s Agricultural Extension Workers

    This manual is produced by the Zambia Soil Health Consortium to provide remedies to constraints associated with declining soil fertility in Zambia. The rate of soil fertility decline is high due to limited use of organic manures, fertilizers and low adoption of agronomic practices that are cardinal to good soil

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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

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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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    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,