Burkina Faso

Sawadogo, Boukare

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Improved West African peanut production for enhanced health and socioeconomic status through the delivery of research-based production systems in Ghana

The overall goal is more efficient peanut production. In the U.S. this equates to maintaining yields while reducing inputs. This has been attained in recent years […]



Overcoming Abiotic and Biotic Constraints to Yield, and Production of High-Quality Peanuts in West Africa and Texas

A successful outcome will result in being able to develop peanut varieties that are higher in quality and oil content, are tolerant to drought and foliar […]



Systems Approaches to Enhance Peanut Production under Resource Limitation

The goal of this project is to conduct field research on resource limitations to peanut production in Ghana and Burkina Faso, and to test new technologies […]



Modern Cowpea Breeding to Overcome Critical Production Constraints in Africa and the U.S.

This project addresses primary constraints under the Topical Areas of Inquiry for Theme A ”reducing cowpea production costs and risks for enhanced profitability and competitiveness”, and […]

Biological Foundations for Management of Field Insect Pests of Cowpea in Africa

Field and storage insect pests are the most severe biotic constraints for cowpea production. Insect-resistant cultivars have the potential to resolve some of the pest problems […]

Developing Sorghum with Improved Grain Quality, Agronomic Performance, and Resistance to Biotic Abiotic Stresses

Sorghum is poised to play a key role in expanding agricultural development and food security in countries around the world. New marketing opportunities for sorghum include […]

  • Start Date: 2008
  • End Date: 2012
  • Project Code: PRF 104
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Breeding Pearl Millet with Improved Stability, performance, and Resistance to Pests

The vision for this project ”Breeding Pearl Millet with Improved Performance, Stability and Resistance to Pests” is to improve food security, enhance farm income, and contribute […]

Integrated Soil, Water, Nutrient and Crop Management Strategies for Improving Productivity in Sorghum and Millet Based Cropping Systems

The goal of this project is to improve and intensify cropping systems to help transform sorghum and millet from subsistence to cash crop status, generate more […]

West African Regional Consortium of IPM Excellence

he West Africa project focused on research planning and organizing the US-based and host country scientists for development of three vegetable IPM packages in three West […]

  • Start Date: 2004
  • End Date: 2009
  • Project Code: Not Available
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