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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. 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

  6. Climate Scientists Forecast Dramatic Changes in Food Crop ...

    ... Scientists Forecast Dramatic Changes in Food Crop, Fisheries, and ... and Impact for the Lower Mekong sponsored ... and yields for major crops like rice ...

    http://www.usaid.gov/asia-regional/press-releases/climate-scientists-forecast-dramatic-changes-food-crop-fisheries-and

  7. 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

  8. Innovative Farming Practices in Mali Lead to Transformative ...

    ... techniques to combat the low infiltration rates ... with fertilizer application have seen crop yield increases of ... ground, you see the crops respond,” said ...

    http://www.usaid.gov/global-waters/august-2011/innovative-farming-practices

  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 | US Agency for International Development

    ... 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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