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Dry Grain Pulses CRSP Brochure: Enhancing productivity, dietary quality and sustainability of pulse/grain legume value-chains for improved human welfare

TEN-YEAR LEGACY REPORT of the Dry Grain Pulses CRSP (2007-2012) and the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Grain Legumes (2013-2017)

Executive Summary of Legacy Report

The Legacy Report of the Dry Grain Pulses CRSP (2007-2012) and Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Legume Systems Research (2013-2017) program summarizes the innovative administrative leadership, technical research, training, and institutional capacity strengthening achievements that give evidence of the program’s performance and contributions to improving the livelihoods of stakeholders of grain legume value chains in Feed the Future priority countries and regions. The salient achievements are described in this Legacy Report through a series of articles in seven important areas.

Ten-Year Legacy Report of the Dry Grain Pulses Collaborative Research Support Program (2007-2012) and the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Grain Legumes (2013-2017) (High Resolution)

Ten-Year Legacy Report of the Dry Grain Pulses Collaborative Research Support Program (2007-2012) and the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Grain Legumes (2013-2017) (Low Resolution)

Project Report, Final

Highlights Reports, Annual

 Technical Progress Reports, Annual

Scholarly Output 

Refereed Journal Articles

Other Publications (reports, conference papers, working papers, manuals, etc.)

Other Types of Output (webpages, videos, equipment designs, etc.)

Scholarly Activities and Accomplishments

Professional Awards, Recognition, etc.

Pulse CRSP Publications 

Bibliography of Publications by the Dry Grain Pulses CRSP: FY2006 to FY2012

Other Types of Output (webpages, videos, equipment designs, etc.)

Maredia, M.K.  2011.  M&E and Impact Evaluation of Agricultural Research: Challenges and Best Practices.  Presentation made at the USAID/USDA/APLU organized “Feed the Future” Planning Workshop, Purdue University, January 12-13, 2011.

Reyes, Byron. 2011.  “Economic Impact Evaluation of Improved Bean Varieties in Central America.” Presentation made at the Symposium “Diminishing Latin America’s Inequalities: Land, Food and Human Health Strategies” April 2011.

Professional Recognition, Awards, and Accomplishments

Bernsten, Richard:  In April 2011 Richard Bernsten (co-PI of this project) received The Ralph H. Smuckler Award for Advancing International Studies and Programs at MSU, The award recognizes and rewards a faculty member each year for his/her significant and lasting impact on the advancement of international scholarship, teaching, and public service.

Pulse CRSP Technical Application 

2007 Technical Application DGP CRSP 2007

2009 Amendment Tech Appl DGP CRSP 27 08 09.pdf

 

Pulse CRSP Global Research Meetings 

 2012 Global Pulse Researchers Meeting, Kigali Rwanda

"Transforming Grain-Legume Systems to Enhance Nutrition and Livelihoods"

2010 Global Pulse Researchers Meeting, Quito, Ecuador

"Contributing to Sustainable Growth and Competitiveness of Pulse Value Chains" 

 World Cowpea Conference 2010, Senegal 

"Improving Livelihoods in the Cowpea Value Chain Through Advancement in Science" 

 

Impact Briefs 

Impact Brief, 1:  Improved Bean Varieties in Central America and Ecuador Generate Economic Benefits to Farmers

 English version; Spanish version

Impact Brief, 2: Sustaining a Steady Flow of High Yielding, Improved Bean Varieties Through the Bean Research Network in Central America

English version; Spanish

Impact Brief, 3: Farmers in West and Central Africa Obtain Economic Benefits from Enhanced Cowpea Storage Technologies

English version; French version

Impact Brief, 4: Economic impact of CRSP’s investment in the development and dissemination of improved cowpea varietal technology: New evidence from Senegal

English Version; French Version

 

Pulse CRSP Partners 

USAID

West Africa

Institut National de la RechercheAgronomique du Niger (INRAN)
Níger

  --Ibrahim Baoua, Centre Maradi

Institut de l’Environment des Recherches Agricoles (INERA)
Burkina Faso

  -- Clementine L. Dabire Binso, Entomological Laboratory at Kamboinse
  -- Issa Drabo, Cowpea Breeding, Centre Saria
    
Institut Senegalais Recherches Agricole (ISRA)

Bambey, Senegal
  -- Ndiaga Cisse, Cowpea Breeding Program
    
Institute for Agricultural Research, Ahmadu Bello University
Zaria, Nigeria

  -- Mohammad Faguji Ishiyaku, Department of Plant Science

Central and Eastern Africa
Egerton University
Egerton, Kenya

  -- Samuel Mutuku Mwonga, Department of Crops, Horticulture and Soils

Kenya Agriculture Research Institute (KARI)

Kenya
  -- John Ojiem, KARI Regional Research Center at Kakamega

Kigali Institute of Science and Technology

Kigali, Rwanda
  -- Hilda Vasanthakaalam, Department of Food Science and Technology

Institut des Sciences Agronomiques du Rwanda (ISAR)

Kigali, Rwanda
  -- Mark Cyubahiro Bagabe, Director General
  -- Augustine Musoni, Bean breeder

Makerere University
Kampala, Uganda

  -- Dorothy Nakimbugwe, Department of Food Science and Technology
  -- Barnabas Kiiza, Department of Agriculture Economics

Moi University
Eldoret, Kenya

  -- John R. Okalebo, Head, Department of Soil Science

National Crops Research Institute
Kampala, Uganda

  -- Michael A. Ugen, Principal Research Officer

National University of Rwanda (NUR)
Kigali, Rwanda

  -- Gerardine Mukeshimana, Bean breeder

Volunteer Efforts for Development Concerns (VEDCO)
Kampala, Uganda

  -- Henry Kizito Musoke, Executive Director

University of Nairobi
Nairobi, Kenya

  -- John H. Nderitu, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture
  -- James W. Muthomi, Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection

Southern Africa
Instituto de Investigacao Agronomica (IIA)
Huambo, Angola
  -- Antonio Chicapa Dovala, Head, Programa de Investigacao de Leguminosas

Instituto de Investigacao Agraria Mozambique (IIAM)
Maputo, Mozambique

  -- Feliciano Mazuze, Coordinator, Center for Socio - Economic Studies
  -- Magalhaes Amade Miguel, Central Zone Research Center (CZC) - Sussundenga
  -- Celestina N. Jochua, Chokwe Research Station - Chokwe

Universidade Agostinho Neto
Huambo, Angola

  -- David Kiala Kilusinga, Vice Dean, Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias

Latin America and Caribbean
Centre de Recherche et de Documentation Agricoles (CRDA), Ministère de l'Agriculture
Port-Au-Prince, Haiti

  -- Emmanuel Prophete, Program Leader, National Seed Service

Escuela Agrícola Panamericana-Zamorano
Zamorano, Honduras

  -- Juan Carlos Rosas, Department of Agricultural Science and Production

Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Agropecuarias (INIAP)
Quito, Ecuador

  -- Eduardo Peralta, Head, Programa de Leguminosas, Santa Catalina

United States of America
Colorado
State University
Fort Collins, Colorado

  -- Elizabeth Ryan, Department of Clinical Sciences

Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa

  -- Robert E. Mazur, Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods (Lead PI)
  -- Suzanne Hendrich, Department of Food Science and Nutrition
  -- Mark Westgate, Department of Agronomy (Lead PI)
  -- Helen Jensen, Department of Economics

Kansas State University
Manhattan, Kansas

  -- Vincent Amanor-Boadu, Kansas Ag Innovation Center (Lead PI)
  -- Tim Dalton, Department of Agricultural Economics
  -- Allen Featherstone, Department of Agricultural Economics
  -- Kara Ross, Department of Agricultural Economics

Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan

  -- James Kelly, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences (Lead PI)
  -- Sieglinde Snapp, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
  -- Richard Bernsten, Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics (Lead PI)
  -- Cynthia Donovan, Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics
  -- Maurice Bennink, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition (Lead PI)
  -- Mywish Maredia, Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics (Lead PI)
  -- Eric Crawford, Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics

Pennsylvania State University
University Park, Pennsylvania

  -- Jonathan Lynch, Department of Horticulture (Lead PI)
  -- Jill L. Findeis, Department of Agriculture Economics and Rural Sociology

Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas

  -- Joseph Awika, Department of Nutrition and Food Science (Lead PI)
  -- Susanne Talcotte, Department of Nutrition and Food Science
  -- Bir Bahadur Singh, Department of Soil and Crop Sciences
  -- LLoyd Rooney, Department of Soil and Crop Sciences

University of California, Riverside
Riverside, California

  -- Phil Roberts, Department of Nematology (Lead PI)
  -- Jeff Ehlers, Department of Nematology

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, Illinois

  -- Barry Pittendrigh, Department of Entomology    

University of Puerto Rico
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

  -- James S. Beaver, Department of Agronomy and Soils (Lead PI)

Tropical Agriculture Research Station, USDA/ARS
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

  -- Timothy G. Porch, Research Geneticist

Washington State University
Pullman, Washington

  -- Lynn Carpenter-Boggs, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences

Pulse CRSP Partners

Global
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)

Alignment of Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Legume Systems Research with USAID FTF Research Strategy