Project Details

Accelerated varietal improvement and seed delivery of legumes and cereals in Africa (AVISA)

Duration: 16/Oct/2018 - 31/Oct/2022

Locations: Eastern and Southern Africa / Ethiopia / Tanzania / West and Central Africa / Burkina Faso / Mali / Nigeria / Uganda / Ghana

Project contact: Dr Jan Debaene (

Donor: Foundation or Trust,Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-USA

CGIAR Research Program: GLDC

The overall goal is to modernize breeding programs and strengthen seed delivery systems of dryland cereals and legumes to more effectively deliver improved varieties to smallholder farmers in a gender equitable way for higher productivity in variable and changing climates of Sub-Saharan Africa.

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