Controlling diseases in sweet potato and enset in South Sudan and Ethiopia to improve productivity and livelihoods under changing climatic conditions using modern technologies

This project is designed to meet the needs for plant protection research and capacity building in South Sudan and Ethiopia. The project’s goal is improved capacity of researchers and research institutions that would result in increased yield of sweet potato and enset through reduction of diseases and improved livelihoods in the target areas.

Goals

  • Strengthened capacity in education and research on plant protection to improve productivity in sweet potato and enset and resilience of small farmers to climatic changes in Ethiopia and South Sudan.
  • Improved capacity of researchers and research institutions that would result in increased yield of sweet potato and enset through reduction of diseases and improved livelihoods in project target areas.

Contact

Victor Manyong

Project duration

Start: 01 November 2017
End: 31 October 2018

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