Enabling agribusiness development for scaling quality cassava seed systems for control of major viral diseases in Rwanda and Burundi
- Diversify the availability of end-user-preferred cassava varieties with strong resistance to Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD) and Cassava Mosaic Diseases (CMD) in Rwanda and Burundi.
- Develop, test, and tailor different cassava seed system agribusiness models with and for different groups of seed multipliers.
- Assess and address constraints and opportunities at farm and institutional levels for upscaling formal or informal cassava seed system models in collaboration with all the seed chain actors.
Tumwegamire , Silver (IITA)
Start: 01 April 2019
End: 31 March 2022