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AFAERE AGM and Elections

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TThe AFAERE Annual General Meeting will be held via Zoom on Monday 30th November 2020 at 14h00GMT. Current and prospective AFAERE members are welcome to attend. At the AGM, we will finalize the election of the incoming AFAERE President who would takeover in January 2023. We will also elect two Council Members who will serve from 2021 to 2024. Only subscribed members as at the date of the AGM will be eligible to vote or be voted for. Please subscribe for membership easily using your bank card at our website - https://afaere.org/membership/membership-shop/ Please nominate candidates for "AFAERE President 2023-2024" and two [...]

Who Benefits from Climate-Friendly Agriculture? The Marginal Returns to a Rainfed System of Rice Intensification in Tanzania

TThe AFAERE Annual General Meeting will be held via Zoom on Monday 30th November 2020 at 14h00GMT. Current and prospective AFAERE members are welcome to attend. Agricultural production in sub-Saharan Africa faces a multitude of challenges arising from land degradation, climate change, and limited access to improved technology. In this context, technologies that raise farmers' crop productivity while mitigating risk exposure are particularly valuable. This study assesses the impacts of a modified, rainfed variant of the system of rice intensification (SRI) on expected yields, yield variance (variability) and yield skewness (exposure to downside risk) in Tanzania. The appeal of the technology [...]

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