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Improving the livelihood of smallholder farmers
Cinzana Agriculture Research Station
The project focused on building capacity for sustainable agriculture among rural communities in Cinzana and Katiena in Mali.
Goals and objectives
- Widen distribution networks for new millet seed varieties to smallholder farmers.
Initiate stakeholder education programs on adoption of new seed and on improved crop management.
Build and operate a center of excellence in crop breeding.
Address the challenge of producing a sustainable domestic food supply.
Develop and disseminate to farmers new millet, sorghum, and cowpea varieties.
Evaluate new cropping practices producing conservation of water and soil.
Build nutrition education programs.
Create and support research information networks.
Key achievements of the research project