Project Details

Services for conducting of a study to assess the socio-economic and bio-physical impact of Conservation Agriculture on smallholder farmers in Southern Africa; case studying Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe (FAO Technical Support to the COMESA-EAC-SADC Programme on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in the Eastern and Southern Africa Region)

Duration: 20/Oct/2014 - 31/Mar/2015

Project contact: Dr Kizito Mazvimavi (K.Mazvimavi@cgiar.org)

Donor: Government department -national- state or local,Other international or regional organization,Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)-Italy

CGIAR Research Program: Policies Institutions and Markets

The purpose of this study is to assess the practice, and adoption of conservation agriculture (CA) and its social and economic impacts in southern Africa, specifically in Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The project is expected to enhance the knowledge of policy makers, communities and development partners on the impacts of CA on smallholder farmers in southern Africa.

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