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First reported in sub-Saharan Africa in 1922, rice blast has become the most devastating and widespread disease of rice with yield losses of up to 100% across the continent. We review current constraints on rice production, potential technologies, and innovations for overcoming these challenges, including...

This study aimed to assess rice farming system typologies in the Chókwè Irrigation Scheme to better understand the drivers and constraints for smallholder...

Agricultural diversity can be beneficial for environmental health, resilience, and food production. Biodiverse cropping systems can suppress pests more...

The use of integrated fertilization combining mineral and organic fertilizers has a strong potential and could be available and affordable for smallholder...

For many African countries like Burundi, agricultural mechanization can be a transformative tool for achieving food security and economic prosperity. ...

Inland valleys are increasingly being considered as Africa’s future food baskets and unlocking their vast potential through ecological management could...

The multi-stakeholder innovation platform approach promotes rice agribusiness by emphasizing active interaction with small and medium enterprises involved...

Irrigated rice production in East Africa is projected to increase slightly due to CO2 fertilization and less cold stress opening new opportunities for...

Conservation agriculture has a vital role to play in sub-Saharan Africa’s food security for a population projected to rise to 2 billion by 2050. ...

Women’s empowerment has been chosen as one of the key dimensions in assessing social sustainability in the SRP because women play a critical role in...