FARA offers information on organisations, projects and experts in Africa.
Online book from National Academic Press.
News and science-based information on agricultural biotechnology in the region, including potential relevance to African agriculture, biosafety, intellectual property rights, biodiversity and capacity building.
Online book (1998) examines the potential for using cover crops to maintain and improve soil fertility in West Africa. Documents past experiences with cover cropping in Africa and is intended to stimulate future research on priority socioeconomic and biophysical aspects of this topic. [English, French]
Online book (1995) examines selected case studies, highlighting some of the problems facing farmers in the African savanna and suggesting some possible approaches toward solutions.
Publishes research, short paper, and a book review abstracts concerning tropical science and agriculture as they affect the region. From the Makerere University, Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, African Crop Science Society, in Kampala, Uganda.
Features topics covering food engineering, production management, nutrition, safe storage, economy and environmental aspects. From the year 2001 onwards.
Summarizes the research work of Michael Mortimore and Mary Tiffen on agriculture policies and related issues. Articles pertain to the African countries of Niger, Nigeria, Kenya and Senegal. Page includes articles (in PDF) and abstracts.
Compares renewable water resource and irrigation use data between 7 major climate regions within Africa. Page includes charts and summaries. Published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
The group designs information systems that combine expertise in rural and agricultural development with web based communication concepts.