Utilization of composted bagasse, water hyacinth and banana waste in reclamation of desert soils

DCG report no. 76 | April 2015

This report presents results from a DCG Sudan project examining whether organic waste in urban areas of Sudan could be composted and used to improve soil fertility and cultivation capacity.

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DCG Annual Report 2013

January 2015

This report provides an overview of DCG's work in 2013.

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Impact of Land Certification on Sustainable Land Resource Management in the Amhara Region, Ethiopia

DCG Report no. 75 | May 2014

This study investigates the impact of land certification on sustainable land resource management and long-term investments in the eastern and western Amhara region, in Ethiopia.

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Seed priming techniques (with the application of microdoses of fertilizer)

April 2014

Effects of seed priming techniques and the application of microdoses of fertilizer on the growth and development of sorghum.

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Opportunities and constraints of groundnut production in selected drylands of Ethiopia

January 2014

This report is the result of a DCG project focusing on opportunities and constraints in groundnut production in selected drylands of Etiopia. The project particularly looked into the challenge of reducing the level of mycotoxins.

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Situational analysis of indigenous social institutions and their role in rural livelihoods The case of selected food insecure lowland areas of Southern Ethiopia

DCG report no. 73 | October 2013

This study is an empirical study aimed at examining the situations of selected informal social institutions and their role in rural livelihoods among three selected rural communities of Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples Region (SNNPR) of Ethiopia.

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Rain water harvesting

DCG rapport no. 72 | January 2013

This report shows the result of a study aiming to develop techniques and appropriate approaches of harvesting and utilizing rain water to improve access to water and food security in dryland areas in Mali.

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Ecofarm research project - Kordofan region - Sudan

DCG rapport no. 71 | November 2012

The Ecofarm project in Sudan tested several crop and livestock technologies aiming to increase agricultural production and improve food security. This report presents the final results of the project.

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Les paquets de vulgarisation agricole, peuvent-elle réduire l'insécurité alimentaire et la pauvreté?

DCG rapport no. 70 | October 2012

Cette étude explore l'effet d'un programme intégré de paquets d'extension sur la réduction de la pauvreté et la sécurité alimentaire des ménages agricoles, dans trois districts du nord de l'Ethiopie.

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Can provision of household agricultural extension packages reduce rural food insecurity and poverty?

DCG rapport no.70 | October 2012

This study explores the contribution of integrated household agricultural extension package programme on poverty reduction and improved household food security, in three districts in Northern Ethiopia.

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