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December 2012: ASHC newsletter published

The ASHC newsletter December 2012 has been published – this issue celebrates World Soil Day and includes wishes from some key experts in ISFM:


  • Redefining the research-to-extension continuum to include farmers Christian Witt
  • Better packaged research findings for smallholders Charles S Wortmann


  • Who will feed Africa in the future? George Oduor
  • Share ideas and knowledge Bell Okello
  • Can we keep it friendly? Duncan Sones
  • Showing beats telling Peter Okoth
  • Less labour-intensive ways to restore soil fertility Raymond Jumah


  • Fixing nitrogen from the air Ken Giller
  • Expanding the benefits of legumes on soils Bashir Jama
  • Fertilizer: The $2 billion questions Valerie Kelly
  • Fertilizer subsidy needs to clean up its act Francis Tetteh
  • Organic matter matters Mariana C Rufino
  • Tree wishes Floice Adoyo


  • A human rights perspective on women’s land tenure Margaret Kroma

Capacity building

  • A bigger slice, a bigger cake Marie Rarieya