Food Facility Programme

Published on 31 March 2011

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Start Date: 3 November 2010 | End Date: 30 September 2011


The overall objective of this project is to strengthen the capacity to produce higher and more stable grain yields of sorghum and pearl millet among poor rural households in West Africa. The project plans to contribute to this objective by (1) enhancing farmers’ and researchers’ skills and capacities in participatory testing and scaling up of crop pearl millet and sorghum crop intensification technologies (2) Increase farmer’s varietal options for sorghum and pearl millet (3) Develop training resources in a range of media forms for continued and large scale farmer, researcher, and development community capacity building (4) enhance researchers’ and development partners’ capacities to monitor outcomes and impacts (5) Strengthen Regional coordination and monitoring capacity with ECOWAS – CORAF (6) Enhance visibility of EU and CORAF and awareness of the vital role of sorghum and pearl millet production systems for food security, nutrition, and income.

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One Response to “Food Facility Programme”

  1. Emmanuel Tawiah Boateng says:

    I am a natural Resource management(Agroforestry) student at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana.I have been searching to find a suitable research area as my project topic for the year 2011/2012 academic year.Simply put, I need a project topic in the Agroforestry field,be it Socioecnomic or Experimental.
    I hope my request shall be met as soon as possible.

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