Improving Farmers Livelihoods Through the Scaling-Up of Legume Based Soil Fertility Restoration Technologies

Published on 17 July 2012

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Start Date: 1 June 2011 | End Date: 31 May 2012

Overview

The main objective of this project is to scale up promising legume based technologies identified during phase I to increase and sustain land productivity in East Africa farming systems for improved livelihoods. 

Four specific objectives:

  • To enhance the role of legumes in soil fertility restoration;
  • To identify market channels, constraints and opportunities for increasing farmers access to the national, regional and international grain legume markets;
  • To build the capacity of smallholder farmers and other stakeholders on legume technologies;
  • To scale best-bet legume soil fertility enhancing technologies, market and agroenterprise options

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One Response to “Improving Farmers Livelihoods Through the Scaling-Up of Legume Based Soil Fertility Restoration Technologies”

  1. ggt says:

    Hallo,

    I am looking for information on soil types and quality within the region of south-east part of DRCongo. I would very much appreciate any useful link/ contacts providing such an information.

    Thanks!

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