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New article recommends enhanced indicator to measure productivity of water

A newly published journal article recommends an alternative indicator that addresses some limitations of the WP approach and enhances productivity estimates for water in integrated systems. The ‘aqueous productivity’ (AP) uses a systems approach to integrate consumptive and non-consumptive water uses, hence providing an authentic productivity estimation of water Continue reading

CCAFS / CGIAR / Farming Systems / ILRI / SLS

A framework for targeting and scaling-out interventions in agricultural systems

In the recent years, there have been calls for well steered research for development (R4D) for improved farmers’ livelihoods. At the same time, the need for sustainable resource use is imperative now more than ever, considering the rampant environmental degradation and the effects of global warming. Agricultural systems comprise of different components which interact and … Continue reading