SARD and conservation agriculture in Africa
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. United Nations Development Programme
African Conservation Tillage Network (ACT)
International Cooperation Centre of Agricultural Research for Development (CIRAD)
International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT)
Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI)
Selian Agricultural Research Institute (SARI)
Uyole Agricultural Research Institute
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
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The SARD Policy Brief describes the problem that sub-Saharan Africa faces with their increasing population and decreasing food production. The brief presents actions that need to be taken in order to improve Africa's situation. While recognizing the need for a policy that will respond to the growing food demand, the authors understand and address the issues that will need to be taken into consideration. Different policy options are described and are followed by reminders of the commitments that will be met when a policy is developed. [summary by record creator]
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