Ngo Dang Phong, Postdoc Fellow, IRRI,
Reiner Wassmann, Senior Scientist, IRRI
Le Quang Tri, Director, Climate Change Institute, CTU
Nguyen Xuan Hien, Director, SIWRP
Nguyen Thi Lang, Head of Plant Breeding, CLRRI
Le Van Hoa, Dean of Faculty of Agronomy and Applied Biology, CTU
Dang Kieu Nhan, Vice Director, Institute of Mekong Delta Research, CTU
Nguyen Hieu Trung, Dean of Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources, CTU
Cao Van Phung, Head of Soil Science Department, CLRRI
The CLUES project aimed at improving the adaptive capacity of rice-based farming systems for effectively managing impacts associated with climate change, with emphasis on capacity building, cooperation among CLUES members and local stakeholders, and internal and external information flows.
Highlights and overview of the SIMLESA program 2015. Sustainable Intensification of Maize-Legume cropping systems for food security in Eastern and Southern Africa (SIMLESA) After successful implementation of the first phase (2010-2013), the program was extended for a further five years (2014-2018) with an increased focus on upscaling sustainable intensification technologies which were initiated and tested in the first
Prepared by: A/Prof Colin Birch
Co-authors: Assoc Prof L. Bonney, Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA)
Dr R. Doyle, TIA
Dr L. Sparrow, TIA
Prof B Chambers, University of Canberra
Ms G. Palaniappan, TIA
Dr M. Boersma, TIA
Ms P Seta-Waken, National Agricultural Research Institute, PNG (NARI)
Mr C. Gwabu, NARI
Mr J, Nivi, Pacific Adventist University, PNG (PAU)
Dr A. Gracie, TIA
Mr Dickson Benny, NARI
Mr M. Dell, TIA
Dr L. Simeon (PAU)
Mr P. Wesis, Fresh Produce Development Agency, PNG (FPDA)
Vegetables have been an integral part of the diet of populations of modern day Papua New Guinea (PNG) for thousands of years, based around subsistence gardening producing a wide range of edible indigenous plants, and more recently vegetables introduced by and for Europeans. Urbanisation and change in demographics offers opportunities for the development of viable commercial vegetable production and marketing enterprises.
Webb M.J., Nelson P.N., Bessou C., Caliman, J.-P. and Sutarta E.S. (eds).
Sustainable Management of Soil in Oil Palm Plantings
Proceedings of a workshop held in Medan, Indonesia, 7–8 November 2013
These papers cover a broad range of topics: soil types and properties; water and nutrient cycling; effects of organic residues;
biogeochemical processes; biological processes; monitoring, modelling and assessment, and; synthesis and discussion. PR144 is a useful resource for scientists and managers throughout the tropics.