Making the Bean Corridor work: Lessons from Tanzania

by Radegunda Kessy, Sylvia Kalemera, Nestory Shida Fadhili Kasubiri, Agness Ndunguru, Mary Ndimbo, Mary Mdachi, Julius Mbiu, Jean Claude Rubyogo and Patricia Onyango Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) plays a key role in the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in...

Getting youth back to agriculture as service providers

Authors: Ramya Kulkarni (CRP-GLDC MEL Team) and Jean Claude Rubyogo, Leader, Flagship Program 6: Common Bean for Markets and Nutrition For reduced market barriers, diversified enterprise and livelihood opportunities. How are youth being gainfully employed as...

New common bean varieties to benefit African women and children

Good progress has been made in the first 12 months of an innovative project linking The UWA Institute of Agriculture researchers and east African partners to breed new, fast-cooking common bean (Phaseolus spp) varieties biofortified with iron and zinc. This Australian...