TL III is designed principally to increase the productivity and production of groundnut, cowpea, common bean and chickpea – grain legume crops that provide substantial nutritional, cropping system and economic benefits to smallholder farmers. The project represents the third phase of a ten-year effort to increase legume production and resiliency in Sub-Saharan Africa and India, primarily through the development of improved cultivars and delivery of seed. The project is committed to work closely with the N2Africa and AfricaRising project to deliver production boosting agronomic practices, including mechanization approaches that incorporate the improved genetics delivered by this project. TL III builds directly upon the outputs and momentum of two previous phases, but is strategically focused on developing and delivering improved varieties of four target crops in seven focus geographies and improvement in the effectiveness of the breeding programs to more rapidly develop future varieties.
Annual Meet Annual Meeting ARI-Uyole Beans Chickpea Chickpea Innovation Platform CIAT Commonbean CowPea Drought resilient EIAR Ethiopia Groundnut ICRISAT International Year of Pulses #IYP2016 Legumes Value Chain Pan Africa Grain Legumes & World Cowpea Conference Pulses Quarterly Bulletin TL III TL III TL III Publication TL III quarterly bulletin Tropical Legume III Tropical Legumes III Women Participation