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Research data: FARMERS
2020 Ensuring access to water for food production by emerging farmers in South Africa: what are the missing ingredients?
One of the key components essential to the productivity of small-scale farmers who secured farms through the land redistribution programme i...
An estimated 20% of the world???s cropland under irrigated farming produces 40% of the global harvest, which means that irrigation accounts ...
2018 Towards improved water use and management within the framework of climate-smart agriculture: prospect for smallholder farmers
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2017 Nano-material biosensors in agriculture application and accessibility in rural smallholding farms: food security
In the absence of inexpensive screening tools, food contamination poses immense threat to food safety and security and ultimately inclines b...