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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2016
    Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa

    Irrigation systems cannot en sure the equitable distribution of water among users and sustainable operation and maintenance of the schemes without capable irrigation institutions. In Ethiopia, traditional institutions have emerged with the expansion of traditional irrigation schemes and most of them were established and operated on the initiative of the farmers. These often have very limited financial and technical capacities. Current trends show that developing infrastructure is the major concern in irrigation development efforts.

  2. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2016
    Burkina Faso

    Parkia biglobosa (Fabaceae-Mimosoideae) is one of the most important and widespread trees in

    agroforestry systems from Senegal to Uganda. The National Tree Seed Center (CNSF) of Burkina

    Faso has developed a breeding and improvement program for this multipurpose tree. To better

    conserve and promote the best reproductive materials for domestication, it is important to

    understand how farmers perceive and manage the species in their fields. Farmers appear to have

  3. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2016
    Burkina Faso

    Parkia biglobosa is ranked as one of the most important agroforestry multipurpose tree species in Sahelo-Sudanian zone. The National Tree Seed Center (CNSF) of Burkina Faso has been involved in a breeding programme of this species for many years and has already conducted several research activities (eg. germplasm collection, provenance trials establishment, selection of the best promising trees for propagation). To better conserve and guide the breeding program, it is important to understand how farmers perceive and manage the species in their fields.

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