Biotechnologist / Geneticist Integrated Gene Management Programme International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry
Areas (ICARDA) Rabat / Morroco at the IPBO conference 2018: “Scientific innovation for a sustainable development of African agriculture”.
He answers following question:
Do you have an example of processing local food legumes?
He gives the example of the Morocco – India Food Legumes Initiative: Increasing food legumes production by small farmers to strengthen food and nutrition security through adoption of improved technologies and governance within south-south cooperation.
2- Project Executing Agency (PEA): Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Rabat, Morocco.
3- Location: Morocco
4- Project period: September 2013 - December 2018.
5- Objective : Dissemination and adoption of improved technologies and governance to increase productivity of food legumes through participatory knowledge management systems and South-South collaboration.
- Morocco : INRA (Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique), IAV Hassan II (Institut Agronomique et Vétérinaire Hassan II et la F-OCP ;
- India: ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research)/Universities and, MSSRF (M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation) ;
- Two CGIAR Centers : ICARDA (The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas), ICRISAT (International Crops Research Institute for the Semi- Arid Tropics)
- OCP Foundation: OCP Foundation was created to carry out the social and societal commitment
|28 August 2018: Visit of @ShenggenFan (IFPRI)|
to the ICARDA Cairo office
- IPM for no-till faba bean production and for winter chickpea production in Chaouia IP
- Fertilizers management strategies to equilibrate the soils fertility according to soil analyses and IPM package for lentil and faba bean production in Meknes IP
- IPM for lentil chickpea and pea production for human consumption and animal feed in Abda - Doukkala
- Fertilizers management strategies to equilibrate the soils fertility according to soil analyses carried out for all sites and ICM/IPM package for direct seeding in Zaer
- IPM package for lentil and faba bean production in Tadla IP
Videos:انتاج فيلم وثائقي حول المبادرة المغربية الهندية لتطوير زراعة القطاني
Production of Documentary film on india moroccan food legumes initiative
production d'un film documentaire sur l'Initiative marocaine indienne
8 August 2018. Dr. Jacques Wery, Deputy Director General-Research, ICARDA, talks about the Systems Approach to solve complex issues facing farmers and communities in the drylands.