Technology, Innovations and Management Practices (TIMPs)

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Decapitation technique for clean banana planting material

Crop Management (Crop Varieties)
Use of clean seed is important for increasing crop production as well as a key strategy for controlling pests and diseases in vegetatively propagated crops such banana. The decapitation technique is a locally available technology that can enha... Read more.

Banana Ripening, Juice processing and Wine processing Technologies

Postharvest handling, Value Addition and Marketing (Value Addition)
a. Ripening Uniformity of ripening is a ey challenge for good postharvest handling of banana fruits. In Rwanda, the most commonly used method for ripening is the underground technique which involves digging a pit (called “Urwin... Read more.

Community Macro Propagation Technology for Multiplication of Clean Banana Planting Material

Crop Management (Crop Varieties)
Banana (Musa spp) is a major crop in Africa, and serves both as a food crop as well as a cash crop. It’s a staple food for over 25 million people in Eastern and Central Africa (ECA) sub region. The crop ... Read more.

The Small seed plot and Select-the-best Technologies

Crop Management (Crop Varieties)
Despite of the increasing demand for potato and the great interest that farmers have in potato farming, the crop’s productivity has been declining owing to insufficient quantities of healthy, high-yielding seed of desirable potato varieties.... Read more.

Nutrient Feed Blocks

Livestock and Fisheries Management (Livestock Feeds)
The problem Grasses and crop residues contribute over 80% of the fodder fed to dairy cattle and goats in smallholder dairy systems. However, the quality and quantit y of the grasses and crop residues decline (<10% crude protein) during the dry season resulting in a reduction... Read more.

Utilization of Bean Innovations for Food Security and Improved Livelihoods in Eastern and Central Africa

Crop Management (Crop Varieties)
Traditionally common beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) are of great importance for household food and nutrition security, both for the rural and urban populations. Beans are high in antioxidants, fib... Read more.

Improved Forage Chopper

Livestock and Fisheries Management (Livestock Feeds)
The problem The zero-grazing livestock production system is characterized by high feed requirements and high labour demands. Forage processing for zero-grazing animals requires planting and caring for forage just like the other seasonal crops, and then harvesting, transporti... Read more.

Development of Molecular Markers Associated with Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD) in Cassava

Crop Management (Crop Varieties)
CBSD is a major threat to food security in the ASARECA region and the development of resistant cultivars is therefore of primary importance to farmers Cassava brown streak disease (CBSD) and cassa... Read more.