ICRISAT HOPE scientists and NARES extension officers attended a gender training held in Nairobi. Such a training is expected to be carried out in all the three regions covered by the project. The training was conducted by Ms. Susan Bakesha the HOPE gender specialist.
From Variety Tests and Farmer Field Schools to the Sale of Seed Packs and “Integrated Striga control” Packs
During the last week of May 2011, a team of ICRISAT HOPE project scientists and technicians traveled to Mali, West Africa, to prepare 30 farmer field schools for the coming 2011 rainy season. Their seed packs and “integrated Striga and soil fertility management”- packs were a success.