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Dr. Abhishek Rathore AVISA’s PO champion gives his expectations for the 2nd year

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Dr. Abhishek Rathore AVISA’s PO champion gives his expectations for the 2nd year

Dr. Abhishek Rathore – Principal Scientist – ICRISAT India and AVISA’s PO champion explains during the project annual planning meeting…

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25Apr
Dr. Esther Njuguna Social Scientist gives us her expectations on the year 2 of AVISA implementation

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Dr. Esther Njuguna Social Scientist gives us her expectations on the year 2 of AVISA implementation

Dr. Esther Njuguna –ICRISAT ‘s East and Southern Africa (ESA) region Gender Scientist, gives us her expectations on the year 2…

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25Apr
Year 2 of AVISA: Dr. Sako from IER gives us his expectation and perspectives about activities in Mali

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Year 2 of AVISA: Dr. Sako from IER gives us his expectation and perspectives about activities in Mali

Dr.Dramane Sako’s, Groundnut breeder and partner of AVISA explains to us the main role of his institute “IER” in the…

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25Apr

AVISA PROJECT Scope

AVISA CROPS

Tropical Legumes (TL), Harnessing Opportunities for Productivity Enhancement for Sorghum and Millets (HOPE) and HarvestPlus. In partnership with National Agricultural Research Systems, AVISA includes the most important dryland cereals (sorghum and pearl millet) and legume crops (groundnut, common bean and cowpea)

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Our Partners

CGIAR Centers In Partnership

In partnership with the International Crops for Research Institute for Semi-Arid Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) will lead the implementation of AVISA. The three CGIAR centers will work closely with partners—county governments, NGOs, CBOs, private sector actors and other BMGF-funded projects/programs, as well as leverage knowledge and best practices from academic institutions and foundations. 

This BMGF initiative is supported by the institutional leadership of ICRISAT, IITA and CIAT and will leverage internal investments by these Centers through their own modernization agendas. Further investment backing will ensue through the CGIAR Research Program on Grain Legumes and Dryland Cereals (GLDC) which shares the AVISA modernization imperative. 

In addition to organizations recognized for specific projects and outputs, we thank all donors which globally supported the work of ICRISAT and its partners through their contributions to the CGIAR system.