Agroforestry and Soil Management

From Ngingini Charles from Nwoya District Uganda - How can I best use agroforestry practices to improve soil management on my farm?



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Ants in groundnuts


Ants is one of the pest that affect groundnuts quality in the field. What are some ways to deal with this problem? are there any chemicals which can be used?


Do you know about the Leanring exchange with the Caribbean and Latin America


I wonder if members have seen this opportunity to link with the Caribbean and Latin America through ELLA  (Evidence and Lessons from Latin America.  They have a new online Learning Alliances feature.

I attach the link here





Dodder weed: how to control it


I have been asked to post the following question which affects farmers from all over Africa.  Has anyone got some advice please?

"Can anything be done about an invasion of the Dodder weed which attacks most plants it finds nearby?  

It seems to be found in many parts of Africa and is a real threat to small farmers"


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maize varities to cope with climate change

Which type of maize varieties should be used to cope up with the current climate change for example currently there is a change in the amount of rainfall in different areas in Malawi and also rain either starts early or late than expected

Grassroots Africa Newsletter No. 4 May 2015


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