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Cover for Institutionalizing mycotoxin testing in Africa.

The aflatoxin class of mycotoxins is one of the most important food safety concerns at domestic and international levels. The widespread occurrence of aflatoxin contamination in Africa and other tropical countries is a major potential hazard to humans and domesticated animals, and causes severe...

Author(s)
Waliyar, F.; Siambi, M.; Jones, R.; Reddy, S. V.; Chibonga, D.; Kumar, P. L.; Denloye, S.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for African smallholders. Food crops, markets and policy.

This book investigates how the changed agricultural policy climate affected government policies in the nine countries studied already as part of the preceding project: Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. By repeating the cross-sectional survey made in...

Author(s)
Djurfeldt, G.; Aryeetey, E.; Isinika, A. C.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937164)
Type
Book
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Cover for Inland valleys: Africa's future food baskets.

This chapter focuses on how inland valleys can be efficiently and sustainably used to improve rice production in African countries, such as Tanzania, Burkina Faso and Nigeria.

Author(s)
Rodenburg, J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938123)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Intensification of shifting cultivation.

This chapter discusses the various ways the system of shifting cultivation has been modified to make it a more intensive system of agriculture. Attempts to modify shifting cultivation include the integration of trees into farmlands to form agroforestry systems, enrichment of fallow vegetation with...

Author(s)
Aweto, A. O.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640433)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing soil organic carbon for multiple benefits: the case of Africa.

Organic matter is of great importance in soil, because it impacts on the physical, chemical and biological properties of soils. Physically, it promotes aggregate stability and therefore water infiltration, percolation and retention. Biologically, it stimulates the activity and diversity of...

Author(s)
Kamoni, P. T.; Gicheru, P. T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645322)
Type
Book chapter

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