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TAAT opens new frontier for wheat in Ethiopia

TAAT Wheat

Recent high-level monitoring visits to TAAT programme sites in Ethiopia show that adoption of new wheat varieties, coupled with innovative production technologies and methods, substantially increases production and commercialisation, raises farmers’ incomes and creates job opportunities for women and youth. Elfnesh Bekele and a co-farmer in their wheat field. Photo credit: TAAT With an estimated 4.6 million tonnes of wheat ...

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TAAT catalyses commercialisation of High Iron Beans in Burundi

Christella’s Ndayishimiye TAAT

Common bean is a major food and cash crop for more than 90% of smallholder farmers in Burundi. Beans provide 20% of required calories and 50% of proteins, and are an entry point to tackle food insecurity, poverty and malnutrition. Christella’s Ndayishimiye in one of her outlets The current average bean consumption is about 30 kg per person, per year. ...

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