Use Improved Seed, stem cuttings, suckers and roots
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Supporting knowledge sharing on Integrated Soil Fertility Management (ISFM) for increased productivity
Africa Soil Health Consortium (ASHC) is a new project contributing towards radical change in the understanding and use of Integrated Soil Fertility Management (ISFM) techniques in sub-Saharan Africa, enabling smallholder farmers to improve their crop yields. The ASHC project is being coordinated by CABI, an international science and agriculture organization, through their team in Africa, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
8 May 2013
ASHC joins Kenya Soil Health Consortium
George Oduor, the project manager of the Africa Soil Health Consortium, has been appointed to serve on the steering committee of the Kenya Soil Health Consortium. Read more...
5 April 2013
Pictures MAY speak louder than words in low-literacy environments
Laurinda Cheng, under the supervision of Louise Mailloux, ASHC gender specialist, has just completed a literature review looking at best methods of communication in low literacy environments. Read more...
AGRA-sponsored students encouraged to write a blog on their wish for the future of Africa’s soil
A travel bursary worth $3,000 is on offer to the student who writes the best blog entry on how Africa’s soils should be improved. The idea for the writing competition was developed by AGRA and ASHC following the interest shown in a newsletter published to coincide with World Soil Day 2012. Read more...