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Development of the Input and Product Markets in West Africa for Sorghum and Millet

Over the next two years the focus will be on documenting the technology-marketing project effects and scaling them up principally in Mali and Niger. The project […]

  • Start Date: 2008
  • End Date: 2012
  • Project Code: PRF 103
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Product and Market Development for Sorghum and Pearl Millet in West Africa

The principal goal of this project is to expand markets in West Africa for sorghum and millet through working with NARS scientists/technologists on processing of the […]

  • Start Date: 2008
  • End Date: 2012
  • Project Code: PRF 102
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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 […]

Enhancing the Utilization and Marketability of Sorghum and Pearl Millet through Improvement in Grain Quality, Processing Procedures and Technology Transfer to the Poultry Industry

The strategy for this project thus far has been to assemble a team of U.S. and host country collaborators to focus on educational programs, promotional programs, […]

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 […]

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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Economic and Sustainability Evaluation of New Technologies in Sorghum and Millet Production in INTSORMIL Priority Countries

Working in Mali, Niger, and Senegal this project’s goal was to bring new production technologies onto the farms of sorghum and millet producers in West Africa […]

  • Start Date: 2002
  • End Date: 2007
  • Project Code: PRF-205
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Testing, Comparing, and Adapting NuMass: The Nutrient Management Support System

This project tested Nutrient Management Support System (NuMaSS) software and knowledge in different geographical regions in Africa and S.B. Asia to determine under what agro-climatic, socioeconomic […]

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Assessment of the Nematode Incidence and Speciation in West African Soils, Identification of Genetic Resistance to Nematodes in Cowpeas and the Development of Strategies to Control Nematodes in Cowpea-Based Cropping Systems

Research is needed to determine the extent to which plant parasitic nematodes are reducing cowpea production in West Africa, and the extent to which this problem […]

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