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While most breeding efforts are focused on producing improved rice varieties, farmers in sub-Saharan Africa continue to use old varieties that are susceptible to various environmental stresses. Seeking to understand the disconnect, researchers combined qualitative and quantitative data on the preferred rice...

The Bihar State Government is aware of the risks associated with increasing agricultural burning, but the current extent of the practice and plausible...

Africa’s average rice yield lags significantly behind Asia, with African farmers harvesting an average of 2.28 tons per hectare (t/ha) compared to Asia’s...

Agricultural digital technologies are transforming food systems and offering farmers new opportunities to improve their crop management, productivity,...

Significant efforts in agronomic research for development have been undertaken to address the challenges in rice cultivation in sub-Saharan Africa. Despite...

For approaches to be transformative, what is required is a broader and more comprehensive understanding and appreciation of farmers’ realities and the...

A review of the digital ecosystem in the rice value chain in Vietnam reports a few digital tools focused on rice production providing a variety of functions,...

Joint decision-making is gaining significant traction in literature. To this end, studies investigating the adoption of technologies focusing on male decision-makers...

Regenerative agriculture presents a holistic approach to farming that focuses on enhancing soil fertility, carbon content, and nutrient availability and...

At a time when policymakers in several countries across sub-Saharan Africa are seeking to increase production and importantly the appeal of local rice,...