June 2021

Eat your way to bedroom horsepower

Download article as PDF There has been a long-held belief that certain foods, seeds and soups increase horsepower for men suffering bouts of low libido. You must have heard of groundnuts, pumpkin and sunflower seeds, olive oil, certain roots, camel and octopus soup, and even some alcohol brands that resemble engine oil. There has been...

How does adoption of labor saving agricultural technologies affect intrahousehold resource allocations? The case of push-pull technology in Western Kenya

Download article as PDF ABSTRACT Considerable research documents why women farmers have lower technology adoption rates than men farmers, but relatively little is known about what happens within a household after technology uptake. This study con- tributes through an investigation of the intrahousehold distribution of benefits and costs of agricultural tech- nology adoption in western...

Burkina Faso releases its first pearl millet hybrid

Download article as PDF High-yieldng, downy mildew-resistant and suitable for food and fodder. Developed by ICRISATand evaluated by INERA. Bamako 01 June 2021: Burkina Faso recently approved the commercial use of its first pearl millet hybrid called Nafagnon. With the approval, the single-cross hybrid also became the first of its kind to be approved in...

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