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  • Niger 16 May 2018

    The "New Scientists" Re-energizing Livestock Research in Niger

    About a decade ago, the department of animal production of Niger’s National Institute of Agricultural Research (INRAN) had just one PhD-qualified agricultural researcher. INRAN is Niger’s principal agricultural research agency

  • Mali 10 May 2018

    Off-Season Rice Fends off Malian Farmers from Climate Stress

    Fifty-five-years old Boureima Sanogo has been cultivating rice since he was 15. With traditional cultivation methods on a hectare of land in the rainy season, the most yield he could get was four tons. But since the introduction of a new cultivation method known as the System of Rice Intensification(SRI) ...

  • Mali 09 May 2018

    How’s Niger’s Livestock Faring in Mali

    Livestock farmers in West Africa are increasingly turning to the red goat of ‘Maradi‘ and the ‘Balami,’ two of Niger’s revered sheep breed, scientifically proven to adapt better to the changing climate and genetically wealthier.

  • Mali 08 May 2018

    The Man Championing Wassachiè, Mali’s ‘Favored’ Chicken Specie

    At a moment when lack of funding and technical skills are impeding the growth of poultry farming in Mali and most of West Africa, retired commissioner of police Yaya Sangare has raised ample capital, infrastructure, labor, and other inputs to set up a poultry farm that today supplies the local market in Bamako.

  • Guinea 04 May 2018

    E-vouchers to facilitate Agri-inputs Access in Guinea

    The government of Guinea has announced that it will begin piloting the use of electronic vouchers to deliver critical agri-inputs to farmers in remote corners of the country. This is thanks in part to the West Africa Agriculture Productivity Program (WAAPP).

  • Benin 03 May 2018

    Progress Made on Cashew Yields in Benin

    Trails on plantations of cashew growers in Savè, Benin show an increase in yields and incomes when producers take suggestions on best agriculture practices from scientists. Yields in cashew nuts are generally low in Benin. They vary between 300 to 600 kilograms (kg) per hectare. Experts blame this on the poor agricultural practices. Adopting new fertilization methods can improve productivity.

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