Realizing Africa's Rice Promise

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Contents Contributors Foreword Acknowledgements Introduction Section 1: Rice in Africa: An Overview 1. - From WARDA to AfricaRice: An Overview of Rice Research for Development Activities Conducted in Partnership in Africa 2. - Africa's Rice Economy Before and After the 2008 Rice Crisis 3. - Estimation of Cultivated Area, Number of Farming Households and Rice Yield for Major Rice-growing Environments in Africa 4. - Farmer Perceptions of the Biophysical Constraints to Rice Production in Sub-Saharan Africa, and Potential Impact of Research Section 2: Rice Genetic Diversity and Improvement 5. - A Continent-wide, Product-oriented Approach to Rice Breeding in Africa 6. - Rice Varietal Release Systems in Africa 7. - Diversity of Rice and Related Wild Species in Africa 8. - Gene Flow in African Rice Farmers' Fields 9. - Making Rice Genomics Work for Africa 10. - Unlocking the Oryza glaberrima Treasure for Rice Breeding in Africa 11. - Rice Genetic Improvement for Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Africa 12. - Integration of Molecular Markers in Rice Improvement: A Case Study on Resistance to Rice yellow mottle virus 13. - Hybrid Rice in Africa: Challenges and Prospects 14. - Development of an Integrated Rice Seed Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa: Meeting the Needs of Farmers Section 3: Sustainable Productivity Enhancement 15. - Towards a Better Understanding of Biophysical Determinants of Yield Gaps and the Potential for Expansion of the Rice Area in Africa 16. - Managing Weeds of Rice in Africa 17. - Managing the Major Diseases of Rice in Africa 18. - Managing Insect Pests of Rice in Africa 19. - Bird Damage to Rice in Africa: Evidence and Control 20. - Increasing Rice Productivity Through Improved Nutrient Use in Africa 21. - Assessing and Improving Water Productivity of Irrigated Rice Systems in Africa 22. - Inland Valleys: Africa's Future Food Baskets Section 4: Rice Value Chain Development 23. - Consumer Preferences for Rice in Africa 24. - Tailoring African Rice Value Chains to Consumers 25. - Improving Grain Quality of Locally Produced Rice in Africa 26. - Developing Competitive Rice Value Chains 27. - Mechanizing Africa's Rice Sector Section 5: Working with Rice Communities 28. - Integrating Gender Considerations in Rice Research for Development in Africa 29.Towards a New Approach for Understanding Interactions of Technology with Environment and Society in Small-scale Rice Farming 30. Innovative and Effective Ways to Enhance Rural Learning in Africa 31. - Raising Rice Yields and Beyond: An Experience of Collective Learning and Innovation in Lowland Rice Systems in Madagascar Section 6: Rice in Africa: Looking Ahead 32. - Impact of Rice Research on Income, Poverty and Food Security in Africa: An Ex-ante Analysis 33. - Realizing Africa's Rice Promise: Priorities for Action

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21.11.2013

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Marco Wopereis + weitere

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21.11.2013

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  • Realizing Africa's Rice Promise
  • Contents Contributors Foreword Acknowledgements Introduction Section 1: Rice in Africa: An Overview 1. - From WARDA to AfricaRice: An Overview of Rice Research for Development Activities Conducted in Partnership in Africa 2. - Africa's Rice Economy Before and After the 2008 Rice Crisis 3. - Estimation of Cultivated Area, Number of Farming Households and Rice Yield for Major Rice-growing Environments in Africa 4. - Farmer Perceptions of the Biophysical Constraints to Rice Production in Sub-Saharan Africa, and Potential Impact of Research Section 2: Rice Genetic Diversity and Improvement 5. - A Continent-wide, Product-oriented Approach to Rice Breeding in Africa 6. - Rice Varietal Release Systems in Africa 7. - Diversity of Rice and Related Wild Species in Africa 8. - Gene Flow in African Rice Farmers' Fields 9. - Making Rice Genomics Work for Africa 10. - Unlocking the Oryza glaberrima Treasure for Rice Breeding in Africa 11. - Rice Genetic Improvement for Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Africa 12. - Integration of Molecular Markers in Rice Improvement: A Case Study on Resistance to Rice yellow mottle virus 13. - Hybrid Rice in Africa: Challenges and Prospects 14. - Development of an Integrated Rice Seed Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa: Meeting the Needs of Farmers Section 3: Sustainable Productivity Enhancement 15. - Towards a Better Understanding of Biophysical Determinants of Yield Gaps and the Potential for Expansion of the Rice Area in Africa 16. - Managing Weeds of Rice in Africa 17. - Managing the Major Diseases of Rice in Africa 18. - Managing Insect Pests of Rice in Africa 19. - Bird Damage to Rice in Africa: Evidence and Control 20. - Increasing Rice Productivity Through Improved Nutrient Use in Africa 21. - Assessing and Improving Water Productivity of Irrigated Rice Systems in Africa 22. - Inland Valleys: Africa's Future Food Baskets Section 4: Rice Value Chain Development 23. - Consumer Preferences for Rice in Africa 24. - Tailoring African Rice Value Chains to Consumers 25. - Improving Grain Quality of Locally Produced Rice in Africa 26. - Developing Competitive Rice Value Chains 27. - Mechanizing Africa's Rice Sector Section 5: Working with Rice Communities 28. - Integrating Gender Considerations in Rice Research for Development in Africa 29.Towards a New Approach for Understanding Interactions of Technology with Environment and Society in Small-scale Rice Farming 30. Innovative and Effective Ways to Enhance Rural Learning in Africa 31. - Raising Rice Yields and Beyond: An Experience of Collective Learning and Innovation in Lowland Rice Systems in Madagascar Section 6: Rice in Africa: Looking Ahead 32. - Impact of Rice Research on Income, Poverty and Food Security in Africa: An Ex-ante Analysis 33. - Realizing Africa's Rice Promise: Priorities for Action