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December 2012: ASHC Newsletter

The ASHC December newsletter includes the following materials:


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