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  1. Text for tips: Increasing farmers' crop yields via an SMS-based ...

    ... date for planting day can reduce a crop's yield by 10 ... on how and when to plant crops can increase ... using mobile phones and the low per-farmer ...

    http://www.usaid.gov/div/portfolio/text-tips-increasing

  2. Scaling Biochar: Investing in Soils, Improving Livelihoods and ...

    ... Crop yields and lower and fertilizers ar less ... reverse soil fertility decline, improve crop yields, and improve ... biochar themselves, using a low-cost kiln ...

    http://www.usaid.gov/div/portfolio/scaling-biochar-investing

  3. Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development ...

    ... Driptech (India): A high-quality, low-cost drip irrigation ... scale farmers use at 70% lower cost ... tolerant and resilient non-GMO crop genotypes available ...

    http://www.usaid.gov/news-information/press-releases/sep-1-2014-securing-water-food-grand-challenge-development-announces-17-award

  4. Agriculture Report

    ... Upland rice has a lower yield compared to lowland ... Sap & Floodplain ecozone, low rice yields ... and Cambodia have the lowest water productivity. ...

    http://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1861/USAID_Mekong_ARCC_Climate_Change_Impact_and_Adaption_Study_Agriculture_Report.pdf

  5. Low-Cost Farming Techniques Defy Drought in Senegal | US ...

    ... of their land each season, growing crops in small ... conservation farming, village farmers have seen yields superior to ... “Despite the low rainfall, yields ...

    http://www.usaid.gov/results-data/success-stories/low-cost-farming-techniques-defy-drought-senegal

  6. Sweet Onions Yield Sweet Profits | US Agency for ...

    ... Local producers tend to crops of organic sweet ... Families Reap Benefits of Organic Crop That Thrives in ... than 12,000 feet, there is lower disease and ...

    http://www.usaid.gov/results-data/success-stories/sweet-onions-yield-sweet-profits

  7. Kenya's Crop of Innovators Moving the Needle on Food ...

    ... literacy for primary school students in low-income areas. ... right fertilizer, for the right crop, that supplies ... soil is critical for optimal yields,” says Muthuri. ...

    http://www.usaid.gov/news-information/frontlines/grand-challenges/kenyas-crop-innovators-moving-needle-food-security

  8. Lower Mekong Economies Risk Losing $34 Billion Per Year ...

    ... reductions in the yield of crops, fish and ... “So much of the Lower Mekong Basin's ... Built infrastructure services ($3.4 billion), crop production ($2.54 ...

    http://www.usaid.gov/asia-regional/press-releases/feb-23-2015-lower-mekong-economies-risk-losing-34-billion-year

  9. Resolving the Tension Between Agricultural Growth and ...

    ... Low crop yields limit the availability of food for smallholders ... Low yields also constrain farmers' ability to sell or ... the quality of their crops, they can ...

    http://www.usaid.gov/frontiers/2014/publication/section-3-resolving-the-tension

  10. The Rice of Hope | FrontLines May/June 2013 | US Agency for ...

    ... were previously used for traditional low-yield cereals with ... season, and others to upland cropping—giving farmers ... could destroy an entire crop in a ...

    http://www.usaid.gov/news-information/frontlines/feed-future/rice-hope

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