Breeding Sorghum for Improved Resistance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses and Enhanced End

Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) is grown in Africa primarily as a subsistence food crop by small-holder farmers. Uniquely adapted to many indigenous cropping systems sorghum […]

  • Start Date: 2008
  • End Date: 2012
  • Project Code: TAM 102
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Hachibamba, Twambo

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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 […]

Market Development in Support of Sorghum and Millet Farmers in Tanzania and Zambia

Improving the income and food security of small-scale sorghum and millet farmers in Zambia and Tanzania through the identification of new market opportunities and related constraints […]

Building a Sustainable Infrastructure for the Product Development and Food Entrepreneur/ Industry Technical Support: A Strategy to promote increased use of Sorghum and Millet in East Africa

Sorghum and millet are ideal crops for many parts of Africa. Maize, however, is favored by many as a food source; farmers thus grow Maize even […]

Mkandawire, Nyambe Lisulo

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Chungu, Chisha

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Katoma, Nahunda

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CCRA-2: Watershed Modeling and Assessment

The goal of this activity is to enhance the impact of SANREM CRSP’s LTRA projects by providing technical support and a comparative framework in watershed modeling […]

  • Start Date: 2007
  • End Date: 2009
  • Project Code: CCRA-2
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CCRA-4: Soil Metagenomics to Construct Indicators of Soil Degradation

Soil degradation is one of the most important problems for sustainable agriculture worldwide. Because tropical soils have been studied less than temperate soils, understanding and developing […]