Michigan State University

Impact assessment of Bean/Cowpea and Dry Grain Pulses CRSP investments in research, institutional capacity building, and technology dissemination in Africa, Latin America and the U.S.

Impact assessments are widely recognized to perform two functions–accountability and learning. Greater accountability (and strategic validation) is seen as a prerequisite for continued support for development […]

Eschanov, Bahodir

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Hooper, Sharon

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Development and Delivery of Ecologically-Based IPM Packages in Central Asia

The focus of the Central Asia regional IPM program is to break the isolation of this area and build IPM capacity through collaborative and participatory research […]

Qanti, Sara Ratna

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Mukeshimana, Gerardine

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Isaacs, Krista

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Combining Conventional, Molecular and Farmer Participatory Breeding Approaches to Improve Andean Beans for Resistance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses in Ecuador and Rwanda

Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) is the most important grain legume (pulse) consumed in Ecuador, and the most important protein source in Rwandan diets. Around 120,000 […]

Expanding Pulse Supply and Demand in Africa and Latin America: Identifying Constraints and New Strategies

Angola: Common beans and cowpeas are important crops for smallholder farmers in Angola, with approximately 36% of households in a recent survey indicating that common beans […]

Access to Modernizing Value Chains by Small Farmers in Indonesia and Nicaragua

This project investigated how transformations in the agrifood industry have affected small farmers’ access to markets and assets in Nicaragua and Indonesia. This project focused on […]