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Impacts of intensifying or expanding cereal cropping in sub‐Saharan Africa on greenhouse gas emissions and food security
Cropping is responsible for substantial emissions of greenhouse gasses (GHGs)
worldwide through the use of fertilizers and through expansion of agricultural land and associated carbon losses. Especially in sub‐Saharan Africa (SSA), GHG emissions from these processes might increase steeply in coming decades...
Surviving on Half a Hectare of Land: An Introduction to the Issues Surrounding Smallholder Farming in Malawi
Not everyone dealing with agricultural issues in Malawi appreciates the fact that smallholders in this country face challenges which are unique in Africa. No other country in Sub-Saharan Africa has population densities of up to 250 ...Read more