Project Details

Tropical Legumes III - Improving livelihoods for smallholder farmers: Enhanced grain legume productivity and production in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

Duration: 23/Apr/2015 - 30/Apr/2019

Locations: Asia,India,Uttar Pradesh,Eastern and Southern Africa,Ethiopia,Kenya,Tanzania,Malawi,Mozambique,Zimbabwe,West and Central Africa,Burkina Faso,Mali,Niger,Nigeria,Senegal,Uganda,Ghana

Project contact: Dr Rajeev K Varshney (R.K.Varshney@CGIAR.ORG)

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

CGIAR Research Program: Grain Legumes

The project aims to leverage gender and learning to maximize poverty and food security impacts for smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia; enhance groundnut productivity and production in drought-prone areas of Sub-Saharan Africa; enhance cowpea productivity and production in drought-prone areas of Sub-Saharan Africa; enhance common bean productivity and production in drought-prone areas of Sub-Saharan Africa and trait discovery pipeline; enhance chickpea productivity and production in drought-prone areas of Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia; develop sustainable and impact-oriented legume seed systems for smallholders in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia; and provide project oversight and management to implement results-based management approaches to assure accountability, learning and scalability.

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