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Marrakech, Morocco to host conference on legume research

The 7th International Food Legume Research Conference (IFLRC-VII) will be on 6-8 May 2018 at Palais des Congrès, Marrakech, Morocco.

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N2Africa reaches out to 20,000 plus households in Tanzania with improved legume technologies

At least 23,828 households in Tanzania have been reached with improved technologies for legume production while at least 1,365 farmers have been trained on how to use these technologies with significant increases in yield being realized by those who have adopted the new technologies. The technologies included the use of quality seeds of improved legume…

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Call for sustainable and diversified production

In an interview, IITA Deputy Director General for Research for Development, Ylva Hillbur, reiterated that drought tolerant crops would be extremely important in countries facing the effects of climate change like Zambia. “You also need to diversify and have different varieties of cash crops such as legumes, cowpeas and integrate cassava. We need to move…

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