October 2020

CSIR-SARI introduces high yielding groundnut varieties to farmers

Download article as PDF The Savanah Agriculture Research Institute of the Council for Scientific Industrial Research (CSRI-SARI), has introduced high yielding groundnut varieties to farmers in the Pusiga District of the Upper East Region. The groundnut varieties, SARINUT 1 and SARINUT 2, developed by CSIR-SARI and its partners were released in 2019. “These varieties are...

Capitalizing on digital tools to sustain bean production, trade and consumption amidst COVID-19

Download article as PDF This blog was published by Sylvia Kalemera, Patricia Onyango, Enid Katungi, Boaz Waswa, Eliud Birachi, Noel Templer, Fadhili Kasubiri, Kessy Radegunda, Elvira Omondi, Eward Mushi and Jean Claude Rubyogo When COVID-19 hit globally, travel restrictions curtailed the physical interactions that were the main mode of information and knowledge sharing and joint...

A new digital hub to consolidate learnings from global food legume initiatives

Download article as PDF To enable crop researchers and policymakers access information on the three Tropical Legumes projects under one roof, a digital hub has been developed to capture learnings and impacts of crop varietal development and distribution initiatives taken up under the projects. Developed by Scriptoria, the hub has a resource center with over 250 vital resources, from scientific...

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