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 Research

 

Focus AreasHand holding plastic bag filled with grain

Value Addition

Market Development

Food Loss Reduction

Health and Nutrition

 

CURRENT PROJECTS  

I.          Assessment of markets opportunities for local food crop to enhance incomes and improve food security for smallholder farmers in East Africa (Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda) Report  

Sponsor: Purdue University’s Global Policy Research Institute

 

 

II.        Agricultural Sanitary and  Phytosanitary in Afghanistan 

 

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture/Foreign Agricultural Service.

 Collaborators:

 

 

 

1.      Purdue University’s College of Agriculture and

2.      School of Veterinary Medicine  

 

Project description

Capacity building for Afghanistan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock and the Provincial Directorates of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock to implement animal health, plant health, and food safety activities.

 

III.       Sustainable African Indigenous Vegetable Production and Market-Chain Development for Improved Health and Nutrition and Income Generation by Smallholder Farmers in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia

Sponsor: U.S. Agency for International Development’s Horticulture Collaborative Research Support Program.

Lead Entity: Purdue’s Horticulture Department.