Three External Evaluations Released on Feed the Future Innovation Labs for Collaborative Research on Horticulture, IPM, and Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management

External evaluations were recently released for three different Feed the Future Innovation Labs for Collaborative Research:  Horticulture, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) , and Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (SANREM). These external evaluations provide feedback to USAID on the Innovation […]

Horticulture and IPM Research and Development address
Feed the Future Initiative Objectives

Horticultural production can be a delicate process as young vegetable shoots are particularly vulnerable to attack by insects and disease. When integrated pest management (IPM) techniques are available and used in combination with improved seed and good cultivation and storage […]

CRSP Research Increases Agricultural Productivity

Achieving increases in productivity, defined as deriving greater output per unit of input, is a central feature of USAID-funded agricultural programs and particularly the work of the Collaborative Research Support Programs (CRSPs). Productivity gains can come from improvement in breeding, […]

Feeding more people with healthier crops: Virology symposium hosted by IPM CRSP in India

A symposium organized by the Integrated Pest Management Collaborative Research Support Program (IPM CRSP) in India brings together experts in plant virus diseases to help farmers grow healthier crops. Almost one-third of the world’s population lives in tropical Asia, with […]

Reducing the Gender Gaps in Agriculture: The Experiences of IPM, Peanut, and SANREM CRSPs

According to the 2010-2011 State of Food and Agriculture, closing the gender gaps in agriculture has the potential to raise total agricultural output in development countries by between 2.5 and 4 percent and to reduce the number of hungry people […]

Eggplant Grafting Transforms Life In Jessore, Bangladesh

In a small village in western Bangladesh under the shade of a bamboo-framed thatch roof, two women sit and work with a razor blade and eggplant seedlings. With a deft movement of hand on plant, Shovarani Kar and Trishna Rani […]