Improving Livelihoods for Smallholder Farmers: Enhanced Grain Legume Productivity and Production In Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia (Tropical Legumes III)
The project’s ten-year goal is a 20% increase in productivity and 10% across the board increase in production in target geographies. Geographic targets include the West Africa nations of Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali and Nigeria; the East African nations of Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda; and the Indian State of Uttar Pradesh.
- Leverage gender and learning to maximize poverty and food security impacts for smallholder farmers
- Breeding support and breeding program strengthening for groundnut, common bean, cowpea and chickpea
- Impact-oriented legume seed systems for smallholder farmers