ICRISAT West and Central Africa 2008 Research Highlights

ICRISAT, - (2009) ICRISAT West and Central Africa 2008 Research Highlights. Documentation. International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics.

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This report highlights research achievements made in 2008 by ICRISAT and its partners in West and Central Africa (WCA). It focuses on climate change; pearl millet, sorghum, and groundnut crops; soil and water management; agro-ecosystems emphasizing crop diversification; and socioeconomic and policy issues. The report highlights scientific developments in the three major WCA research programs: Conservation, management, and enhancement of genetic resources Agricultural diversification and sustainable agro-ecosystems Improving markets and facilitating institutional innovations. Each program provides a strategic direction within the context of integrated genetic and natural resource management as well as appropriate capacity building. The main objective is to support the exploration, conservation, characterization, and exchange of plant genetic resources, specifically of pearl millet, sorghum, and groundnut in the targeted regions of the Sahelian, Sudanian, and northern Guinea savannah zones.

Item Type: Monograph (Documentation)
Subjects: Others > Agriculture-Farming, Production, Technology, Economics
Depositing User: Library ICRISAT
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2011 07:18
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2013 12:12
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/437
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