BRIEF FOCUS: Animal traction-based maize–legume conservation agriculture

The main benefits of animal traction are more efficient planting and reduction in farm labour, which complement conservation agriculture advantages of increased soil fertility, climate resilience, and crop productivity. This four-page brief, prepared by Christian Thierfelder of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), is part of Africa RISING’s series of information briefs (#BRIEF […]


Conservation agriculture, Legume, Maize, Soil fertility
Source: Africa Rising