The ICRISAT-HOPE project locations

ICRISAT HOPE Project countries

Project locations in Africa and India

The ICRISAT-HOPE project‘s activities target major sorghum and millet-growing districts in selected countries and districts in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

Sorghum and pearl millet systems are implemented in West and Central Africa; sorghum and finger millet in Eastern and Southern Africa; and post-rainy season sorghum plus pearl millet in South Asia.

Locations in West and Central Africa

  • Sorghum
    • Burkina Faso: Boucle du Mouhoun and Sanmatenga
    • Mali: Koulikoro, Segou, Sikasso, and Kayes
    • Nigeria: Kano and Kebbi
  • Pearl millet
    • Burkina Faso: Sanmatenga and Boulsa
    • Mali: Segou and Mopti
    • Niger: Maradi, Tera, and Dosso
    • Nigeria: Yobe

Locations in Eastern and Southern Africa

  • Sorghum
    • Eritrea: Western Lowlands: Shambuko, Tesenai, and Goluj; Highlands – Halhale and Mendefera; Eastern Lowlands : Sheib region
    • Ethiopia: Western Hararge (Chiro, and Meiso woredas); North Wollo (Sirinka and Kobo woredas)
    • Southern Sudan: Central and Eastern Equatoria
    • Tanzania: Lake Zone: Mwanza, Tarime, and Musoma; Central Zone: Dodoma
  • Finger millet
    • Ethiopia: Western Gojam (Adet, Achefer, Guangua, and Dangila woredas); Central Rift Valley (Arsi-Negele, Shashamane, and Siraro woredas)
    • Kenya: Rift Valley province (Nakuru, Kericho, Bomet, and Buret); Nyanza province (Homabay, Kisii, and Suba)
    • Tanzania: Kilimanjaro region: Rombo; Arusha region – Babati and Karatu; Dodoma region – Kondoa; Mara region: Tarime and Musoma
    • Uganda: Eastern region: Soroti, Kumi; Northern region: Lira, Gulu, and Ngetta; Northwest: Apac and Arua

Locations in South Asia (India)

  • Post-rainy season sorghum
    • Maharashtra State : Marathwada and Western regions
  • Pearl millet
    • Haryana State : Bhiwani and Mahendranagarh districts
    • Gujarat State : Jamnagar and Banaskantha districts
    • Rajasthan State : Jodhpur and Nagaur districts

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