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No 34. Summer 2018 Agriculture for Development

Special Issue on Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA). CEA: what is it, and how is it applied? | Global applications of CEA | Does Africa need CEA? | Large-scale CEA globally, and its potential for Africa | A CEA application for small-scale producers in Africa | CEA in Africa: benefits, challenges and political economy | INMED aquaponics: cultivating farmers of the future | The way forward for CEA in Africa.

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No 33. Spring 2018 Agriculture for Development

12th Hugh Bunting Memorial Lecture: Integrating women and youth in climate-smart African agriculture; The impact of elevated levels of carbon dioxide; The famine on our doorstep; Invasive apple snails in Thailand; No nonsense surveys; Building on gender dynamics in Tanzania; A chicken in every pot; TAA 2017 AGM reports and presentations.

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No. 32. Winter 2017 Agriculture for Development, Special issue on Women in Agriculture

Women in agriculture: negotiating and networking gender differentials in access to land in India | Changing roles of North Ghanaian women in agriculture | Gender mainstreaming at the National Autonomous University of Mexico | Two perspectives on gender equality and food security | Rethinking how gender matters for food security | Negotiating productive and reproductive roles through time | Women in cooperative agriculture in Lesotho.

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No. 31. Summer 2017 Agriculture for Development, ‘open issue’

34th Ralph Melville Memorial Lecture: Interdisciplinary food systems training; Yielding results: the importance of statistical thinking; Design and delivery of community development projects; Farm mechanisation: a liberation for women?; Closing the loop: CA, agricultural waste, biogasifier stoves and charcoal; Unlocking the potential of grass pea for food security; The new CGIAR system takes off.

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No 30. Spring 2017, special issue on climate-smart agriculture (CSA)

CSA strategies, policies, partnerships and investments; ‘CSA Plan’: strategies to put CSA into practice; The mitigation pillar of CSA; Agricultural diversification as an adaptation strategy; Climte services and insurance: scaling CSA; Closing the gender gap in agriculture under climate change; How can the ‘Data Revolution’ contribute to climate action?; Climate change and CSA in the current political climate.

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No 29. Winter 2016 Agriculture for Development, ‘open’ issue

Yield expectations and efficiency in Sierra Leone; More power to their elbows: increasing smallholder farm productivity; The humble lablab bean in Bangladesh; The UK should seize the Brexit moment to reform its food policies; A review of the insect and mite pests of Moringa; Wheat blast in Bangladesh; An update of Bandwagons I have known

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No 28. Summer 2016 Agriculture for Development. Special Issue on Agroforesty.

Has agroforestry come of age? | The role of trees in combatting hidden hunger | Agroforestry, biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services | Local knowledge and tree species selection on coffee farms | Trees for refugee camps | Tree planting by farmers in Malawi | Scaling-up agroforestry in post-conflict Democratic Republic of Congo | GM crops, the first twenty years: what’s not to like?

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No 27. Spring 2016 Agriculture for Development

The 33rd Ralph Melville Memorial Lecture: Changing needs and changing opportunities in international natural resource development | Technology transfer: shortcomings | Mechanisation: a vital input for smallholder farmers | But should we all pay more for our food? | Soil compaction versus sustainability | Moringa oelifera in the Pacific; |The International Year of Pulses: what are they and why are they important? | Conservation agriculture activities at COP21 | DFID�s Conceptual Framework on Agriculture.

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No 26. Winter 2015 Agriculture for Development

Special Issue on ‘Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture’. A global view of urban and peri-urban agriculture; Nutrition implications of urban and peri-urban agriculture; Agriculture in the rural-urban continuum: a CGIAR research perspective; Flowers watered with beer; Nutrient value of human waste to plants; The programme of Urban Agriculture in Cuba; Crop-livestock integration in peri-urban settings; Closing the nutrient cycle: linking urban solid waste management and soil amendments; The 32nd Ralph Melville Memorial Lecture (2014): improving smallholder agriculture.

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No 25. Summer 2015 Agriculture for Development

10th Hugh Bunting Memorial Lecture: Going the extra mile: helping smallholder farmers; Agroforestry adoption in tribal areas of India; Implications of urbanisation in SSA; Why we need to address food demand; Enchanting entrepreneurs in the Philippines; Thirty-five years of history for the TAA; Deep water rice-upland vegetables system in Viet Nam.

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No 24. Spring 2015 Agriculture for Development.

Special Issue on Soils. A longer, closer look at land degradation; Managing soil carbon; Soil erosion and conservation; Ecological restructuring of agriculture; Soil fertility in sub-Saharan Africa; Healthy soil: for healthy people and landscapes; New ways of looking at the soil profile.

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No 23. Winter 2014 Agriculture for Development.

The 9th Hugh Bunting Memorial Lecture; Perhaps we all should pay more for our food; The System of Rice Intensification; Land resources information in dire straits; Climate change and sea-level rise in Bangladesh; Technology in support of agroecology; Family farms.

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No 22. Summer 2014 Agriculture for Development

Special Issue on Climate Change and Agriculture. The Fifth Assessment Report and agriculture; Climate change and sustainable agricultural technologies; Climate change, agriculture and food security; Climate change from political economy perspectives; Climate change impacts and mitigation; Climate change and livestock in developing countries.

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No 21. Spring 2014 Agriculture for Development

Challenges of the 21st Century (31st Ralph Melville Memorial Lecture); Low-cost technologies for coffee growers in Ethiopia;
The oil palm: panacea or pariah? Meso-scale water harvesting in Tanzania; Agro-ecology and development in Bangladesh; The spread of small pump sets and lay-flat pipes in Nepal; Where will your next fish supper come from?

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No 17. Winter 2012 Agriculture for Development.

Special issue on Livestock in DevelopmentrnLivestock goods and bads; Sustainable livestock development; The deadly gifts of livestock – zoonoses; Livestock and climate change; Global warming – should we worry?; Soil complexity and arsenic mitigation.

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No 20. Winter 2013 Agriculture for Development

Special issue on Water in Agriculture Irrigated agriculture and water use: the global picture The Likangala Irrigation Scheme, Malawi Water harvesting in East and West Africa CDC’s irrigated commercial agriculture i
n Zambia; Saving water in irrigated agriculture: myth and reality; Hydrological impacts of land use and catchment management. Note on weed control for zero tillage organic soybeans in Brazil; REDD+ implementation among Amazonian communities.

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No 19. Summer 2013 Agriculture for Development

Special issue on Commercialisation of Smallholders; 8th Hugh Bunting Memorial Lecture – Horticulture; Conservation Agriculture for sustainable intensification; Precision agriculture for smallholder farmers; Commercialisation and improved financial management; Hire services as a business; Hand-tool manufacture; Commercialisation of Artemesia annua; Population growth and food production.

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No 18. Spring 2013 Agriculture for Development

Special issue on Innovation Systems. Ralph Melville Memorial Lecture – shaping the future together; rnDevelopment and application of Innovation Systems; Linking innovations systems with participatory research and extension; Incorporating gender into Innovation Systems research; Biogas innovation among pig farmers in the Philippines; Plantwise: putting Innovations Systems principles into practice. Rural-urban linkages in Guatemala; Genetically modified crops: time for a reasoned stance?

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No 16. Summer 2012 Agriculture for Development.

The Earth Summit : Rio+20; The future of agriculture through a hunger eradication lens; Farming complexity in Bangladesh; Small-scale agro-industries for agricultural sector growth; Global warming – is it real? The population food equation- population limits; On-farm tree planting in Malawi.

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No 15. Spring 2012 Agriculture for Development.

Agriculture and eradicating poverty; How rice will be produced in the future; World Congress of Conservation Agriculture; Distance learning; Durban climate change conference; Meeting the Relics: a day at WOSSAC

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Summer/Autumn 2011 Agriculture for Development

The future of farming: What needs to change?rnConservation Agriculture for sustainable croppingrnHarnessing farmers’ knowledgernLand for life & livelihoods

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Spring 2011. Agriculture for Development

Boxes, Tea and LovegrassrnHuman Race ProsperityrnPakistan Flood of 2010 – the ConsequencesrnFood Crisis Continues

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Winter 2010. Agriculture for Development

Farmers: integral managementrnUganda: Dynamics of social capital in farmer groupsrnDeveloping Countries: The Role of MechanizationrnCABI’s first 100 years

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Autumn 2010 Agriculture for Development

Fifth Hugh Bunting Memorial LecturernSaving our soilsrnConservation Agriculture: ZimbabwernGas, grain & gardens

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Summer 2010 Agriculture for Development

Climate change: Tropical ForestsrnClimate change: BangladeshrnOrganic matterrnCaribbean food crops

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March 2010 Agriculture for Development

Climate changernConservation agriculture technologyrnRole of women in farming

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