This research aims (1) monitor the market prices on quarterly basis in Bougouni and Koutiala, (2) make a comparative analysis of on-farm trials conducted in intervention zones of the project, (3) value chain analysis of main crops, and (4) make an adoption evaluation of technologies promoted by the project in Bougouni and Koutiala districts.
About the project
Project title: Research Program on Soil & Water Management
As part of the Feed the Future Initiative, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is supporting an innovative multi-stakeholder agricultural research program, the Africa Research in Sustainable Intensification for the Next Generation (Africa RISING). The program’s main objective is to identify and validate scalable options for the sustainable intensification of key African cereal-based farming systems to increase food production and improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers and at the same time conserve or improve the natural resource base.
Project website: http://africa-rising.net
Project start date: 2011-01-01
Project end date : 2016-12-31