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

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8240

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Topics

Crop improvement, Seed systems

Crops

Grain legumes

Systems

Farming Systems, Livelihood Systems

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

Title

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

Keywords

Tropical Legumes, TL-III, legume, crop, increase, production, varieties, developing

Project Code

YGF80-87

Description

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.

Duration of project, project report or dataset - from (date)

2015-04-23

Duration of project, project report or dataset - to (date)

2019-04-30

Project Type

Completed Project

Author/Key contact

Dr Rajeev K Varshney (R.K.Varshney@CGIAR.ORG)

Project Location

Uttar Pradesh, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Nigeria, Mali, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania

Donor

Foundation or Trust, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-USA

Donor Type

Foundation or Trust

Donor Country

USA

Project Contact Email

r.k.varshney@cgiar.org

ICRISAT Research Programs

Grain Legumes

New ICRISAT Research Programs

Genetic Gains Program, Seed Systems

Partners

Government department -national- state or local

Partner Type

Government department -national- state or local

Partner Country

India

CGIAR Research Program

Grain Legumes

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