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ICRISAT West and Central Africa Highlights 2018: Dry-season sorghum production spurs more income for a better livelihood in Nigeria 

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18388

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Contributed by

B.Muralidhar

Topics

Crop improvement, ICT / Knowledge management, Development Pathways, Policy & Institutions, Poverty Dynamics, Youth

Crops

Dryland cereals, Sorghum

Systems

Farming Systems, Livelihood Systems

Locations

West and Central Africa, Nigeria

Global Date

02 Jun 18

Title

ICRISAT West and Central Africa Highlights 2018: Dry-season sorghum production spurs more income for a better livelihood in Nigeria

Keywords

ICRISAT WCA Highlights 2018, ATASP, Sorghum production, Nigeria, Improved sorghum varieties, Food security, Poverty alleviation, New technologies, Enhance improved seeds, Good Agronomic Practices, Microdosing, Striga management, Soil fertility management

Language

English

New

West & Central Africa program, Theme: Crop improvement, Theme: Policy and impact

Size of PDF

1744 kB

Author/Key contact

SMCO staff

Story Source

ICRISAT West and Central Africa Highlights 2018

Story Published Date

2018-06-02

Story Lead Center

ICRISAT

Type

Science

URL/Link

https://www.slideshare.net/icrisatsmco/icrisat-west-and-central-africa-highlights-2018-dryseason-sorghum-production-spurs-more-income-for-a-better-livelihood-in-nigeria

Description

The key to enhancing agricultural productivity and production is the easy access to farmers of quality and for at the right time and in the right quantity. This is crucial for food security and poverty alleviation. Improved sorghum varieties and new agricultural technologies developed to enhance improved seeds productivity have the potential to create wealth for farmers and raw material for industrial use.

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