Improved matmuras: effective but underutilized. Low External Input and Sustainable Agriculture

N.I. Bakheit, C.J. Stigter

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Abstract

Improved matmura systems (underground storage pits to preserve grain), have the potential to increase farmer's food security and improve their economic position. A research project has shown that participation in farmer's problems by obeservation and targeted problem-solving at a micro-level can increase the resilience and capacity of smallholders in areas with unstable climates
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)14
JournalLEISA : ILEIA newsletter for low-external-input and sustainable agriculture
Volume20
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Keywords

  • cereal products
  • sorghum
  • storage
  • underground storage
  • traditional farming
  • postharvest treatment
  • agricultural development
  • development projects
  • sudan

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