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    • Generating Market-Based Systems for Integrated Soil Fertility Management 

      World Ag Info Project Design Team (World Ag Info Project, 2007)
      Solution Scenario Concept: Small farmers in Africa will have to use more commercial fertilizer if they are to increase their production and incomes. One hypothesis holds that the demand for fertilizer by these small, ...
    • Integrated Farmer-Research-Extension Systems for R&D Relevant to Small Farmers 

      World Ag Info Project Design Team (World Ag Info Project, 2007-10)
      Solution Scenario Concept: Traditional top-down information delivery methods typically bypass poor women farmers in Africa who require novel approaches to extension if the are to engage successfully with markets and benefit ...
    • Market and Technology Led Curriculum Enhancement at Agricultural Education Institutions in Africa and South Asia 

      World Ag Info Project Design Team (World Ag Info Project, 2007)
      Fund partnerships between selected US and overseas universities to support the transformation of existing undergraduate curriculum in Africa and S. Asia through 1) the development of a series of curricular modules to address ...
    • Metastructure for Agricultural Research and Development Projects 

      World Ag Info Project Design Team (World Ag Info Project, 2007-11-01)
      Solution Scenario Concept: Create an overarching framework for strategic decision-making regarding the relationship between research, experimentation and development projects on technology and social solutions to smallholder ...
    • Off the Grid but in the Know: Advancement through Interactive Radio 

      World Ag Info Project Design Team (World Ag Info Project, 2007)
      Solution Scenario Concept: Many rural communities in Africa still do not have reliable cellular or electrical service, thus members of these communities cannot meaningfully use Information and Communication Technologies ...
    • Preparing Universities in Africa and Asia for the New Agriculture 

      World Ag Info Project Design Team (World Ag Info Project, 2007)
      This project has four interconnected components: the first is helping universities and consortia of universities in Africa and South Asia prepare a landscape analysis of the magnitude and country-specific challenges and ...
    • Scaling Up the Farmer Field School Extension Model 

      World Ag Info Project Design Team (World Ag Info Project, 2007-10-24)
      Solution Scenario Concept: Agricultural extension is back on the development agenda and two recent literature reviews on extension have agreed that the performance of the Farmer Field School Model is the central “extension ...
    • Site Specific Agriculture based on Farmers' Experience 

      World Ag Info Project Design Team (World Ag Info Project, 2007)
      Solution Scenario Concept: The basic premises we work from are that: (a) as the conditions under which farmers operate are highly heterogeneous and farmers are always trying out something new, every time a farmer plants ...
    • The Economic Empowerment of Women in Agriculture in Africa and South Asia 

      World Ag Info Project Design Team (World Ag Info Project, 2007-10-26)
      Solution Scenario Concept: The male bias in the gender mix in Africa’s agricultural institutions is sobering. In ten countries in Africa, 90 percent or more of the agricultural scientists are male (Figure 1). Moreover, the ...
    • Using participatory radio and video to extend reach of agricultural extension activities 

      World Ag Info Project Design Team (World Ag Info Project, 2007)
      Solution Scenario Concept: Our concept is to advocate the use of locally recorded video and audio, dispersed through “mediated instruction”, integrated with existing extension systems. Because audio-visual formats are ...
    • Using Radio to Deliver K-12 Agricultural Education 

      World Ag Info Project Design Team (World Ag Info Project, 2007)
      Solution Scenario Concept: Use radio and audio file technology to provide agricultural instruction and enhance access to agricultural information for rural farmers through delivering the content to their children in ...
    • Using Video to Improve Information and Knowledge Flows From and Among Smallholders 

      World Ag Info Project Design Team (World Ag Info Project, 2007)
      Solution Scenario Concept: Use the medium of video to convey local information, knowledge, experiences, and needs from small-scale farmers to a broad audience of extension workers, researchers, NGOs, policy makers, and ...
    • Water Research & Education Network (WREN) 

      World Ag Info Project Design Team (World Ag Info Project, 2007)
      The international dimensions of water problems magnify the complexity of the water problem: increased use of water from the Blue Nile in Ethiopia creates shortfalls for farmers in the Sudan and Egypt and poor farming ...