Conservation Agriculture and Sustainable Crop Intensification.a Zimbabwe case study | Land Portal

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Date of publication: 
Diciembre 2012
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FAODOCREP:8fc7f929-a50f-54ea-b1ce-550cbb15a8f5
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44
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Agricultural productivity in Zimbabwe, like in many other countries in SSA has been declining over the years despite the numerous advancements made in agricultural technology development. Yield levels usually averaging below 1t ha-1 have resulted in persistent cereal deficits despite the large area put under production each year. Declining soil fertility, erratic precipitation patterns, high input costs and unstable market conditions have all affected the profitability and therefore the sustainability of the small holder farming sector, which provides livelihoods for the majority of the rural population.

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Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division
Agriculture and Consumer Protection
Marongwe, L.S.
Marongwe, Lungowe Sepo

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