About AVISA Project
The AVISA project was launched in February 2019 to work on the broad agenda of modernizing breeding and increasing incomes for smallholders in seven countries of Africa.
Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, it builds on gains made by earlier initiatives funded by the Foundation.
USAID delegation visited Mali to see impacts from projects undertaken by three CGIAR institutions A recent study revealed that sorghum…Read more
A Seed Revolving Fund initiative for sorghum and groundnut value chains has been launched in Tanzania to tackle the challenge…Read more
BY CHRISTOPHER BENDANA Though Uganda has some of the lowest agricultural productivity in the world, efforts to bring smallholder farmer…Read more
AVISA PROJECT Scope
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)