Chickpea in WANA Project: Concepts and Approaches uri icon

abstract

  • Increasing food production continues to he as high a priority in rnanynational and international agricultural research programs, as in the1960s and '70s. 'l'he task, however, has become more complex becnuseagricultural technologies are now expected to he rnorr profitable,stistainablc, and environment-friendly in addition to being highlyproductive. Achieving this objective in SAT and in the dry arras ofWANA is particularly challenging because these environments arepoorly endowed for crop production. Also, the rnajority of farmers ofthese rcgions havc small holdings, a poor resource base, and pract,ic:esubsistence farming

publication date

  • 1996