Annual Report 2018 | Managing natural resources
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Managing natural resources

Paul M. Dontsop Nguezet, Theresa Ampadu-Boakye, Fred Kanampiu, David Ngome, and Bernard Vanlauwe Food security, nutrition, lowering the risk of climate change, and increasing soil fertility are critical challenges that concern many African countries now and in future. In addition, producing food in a sustainable manner...

Maize is the third most important food crop in Nigeria in terms of production after cassava and yam, with 31% used for feed and 12% for processing. The demand for maize increases annually due to urbanization and population growth (FAO, 2013). Although Nigeria produces over 7...

David Ngome and Pieter Pypers The ACAI agronomy advice tool, Akilimo, was built to provide optimized and economically beneficial recommendations tailored to the biophysical and socioeconomic situation of cassava growers. The tool considers planting and harvest dates, local soil data, weather conditions, prices of available fertilizers,...