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Increased funding support to AVISA to accelerate crop improvement and improve seed delivery systems 

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Resource ID

18562

Access

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Contributed by

B.Muralidhar

Topics

Crop improvement, Seed systems

Crops

Dryland cereals, Pearl millets, Sorghum, Grain legumes, Chickpea, Groundnut

Systems

Farming Systems

Locations

Asia, Eastern and Southern Africa, Ethiopia, Tanzania, West and Central Africa, Burkina Faso, Mali, Nigeria, Uganda, Ghana

CSR Activity

No

Global Date

11/Sep/2020

Title

Increased funding support to AVISA to accelerate crop improvement and improve seed delivery systems

Keywords

AVISA, Seed delivery systems, Crop improvement, Modernizing breeding, Chickpea, Pigeonpea, Asia, Multi-location yield trial, Public-Private Partnership, HPRC, ESA, WCA

Language

English

Story Partners

International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and National Agricultural Research Systems partners (NARS) from 7 African countries

Author/Key contact

SMCO staff

Story Source

ICRISAT Happenings 1871-3, 11 September 2020

Type

Science

URL/Link

https://www.icrisat.org/increased-funding-support-to-avisa-to-accelerate-crop-improvement-and-improve-seed-delivery-systems/

Description

One year after it began, Accelerated Varietal Improvement and Seed Delivery of Legumes and Cereals in Africa (AVISA) project is being strengthened to magnify its impact potential with a two-year supplementary grant from USAID. The funding aims to enhance the project’s investments and support for modernizing breeding activities and seed systems.

Date (Date published/released/created if known)

11/Sep/2020

CGIAR Research Program

GLDC

SDG

01-No_Poverty, 02-Zero_Hunger, 05-Gender_Equality, 08-Decent_Work_and_Economic_Growth, 17-Partnerships_For_The_Goals

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