Tropical legumes III: An exemplar of partnerships for pulses


Collaborative efforts of ICRISAT and partners in the Tropical Legumes III project to stimulate chickpea and pigeonpea productivity are starting to bear fruit. For instance, in addition to meeting the food and security needs of farmers in Eastern and Southern Africa who are assured of export markets, it is helping bridge the high demand from India, the largest consumer of pulses.

By Dr Emmanuel Monyo, Theme Leader – Seed Systems and Project Coordinator T L III, Genetic Gains Program, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) .

Source: ICRISAT  

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