African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6863

Full Length Research Paper

Farmers’ perceptions, practices and proposals for improving agricultural productivity in South Sudan

Asad Sarwar Qureshi
  • Asad Sarwar Qureshi
  • Irrigation and Water Management, International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, Dubai, UAE.
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Adam Juma Abdallah
  • Adam Juma Abdallah
  • Directorate of Agriculture and Rural Development, Juba, South Sudan.
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Lona Aggrey Tombe
  • Lona Aggrey Tombe
  • Directorate of Agriculture and Rural Development, Juba, South Sudan.
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  •  Received: 05 September 2018
  •  Accepted: 16 October 2018
  •  Published: 01 November 2018

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