Publications


Impact Evaluation of the Food Crop Establishment Project in the Sahelian and Sudano-Sahelian Areas of Mali

April 2016

This evaluation investigates the impact of the project on communities directly involved in the project as well as the degree to which the project results have been taken up by other actors.

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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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Rain water harvesting

GCoZA 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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Facts on water harvesting Factsheet

March 2012

DCG's factsheet on water harvesting

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Facts on Ecofarm Factsheet

January 2012

DCG's factsheet on Ecofarm project main results

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Agro-Sahel A collection of evidence-based techniques and approaches for agricultural improvement in the Sahel

October 2011

DCG's up-dated collection of best-practices, Agro-Sahel, aims to present the best approaches and practices for improving agriculture in Sahelian countries.

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Establishment of Food Crops in the Sahelian and Sudano-Sahelian region in Mali

GCoZA Rapport No. 60 | October 2010

Three years of experimental work were conducted from 2006 to 2008 in order to generate technologies to enhance the establisment of food crops in the Sahelian and Sudano-Sahelian region. The main techniques are: 1 – Seed priming of food crops; 2 - Mechanical placement of seed and fertilizer microdose.

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Final Report on the Ecofarm Project in Mali Synthesis of the four years 2005-2008

Rapport 57 du GCoZA | April 2010

The overall goal of the Ecofarm project was to build a sustainable agriculture system through farmers’ development of economically viable farms. To that end, the activities conducted should contribute to increased food security, including nutritional quality, increased revenues and biodiversity and ultimately environmental protection

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Moving from emergency seed aid to seed security - linking relief with development

Procès-verbal no. 24 | July 2008

Workshop organized by the Drylands Coordination Group Norway and Caritas Norway, in collaboration with Norad and The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Oslo May 14th 2008.

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Review of Information Available on Seed Security and Seed Aid Interventions in DCG Partner Countries

Rapport 51 du GCoZA | October 2007

This report aims at providing an overview of the dominant approaches to seed relief as well as an overview on available literature on the topic.

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