The project objectives

The ICRISAT-HOPE project’s activities are classified into six objectives:

  • Objective 1: Target opportunities for the development and delivery of technology so as to maximize the adoption and impacts of innovations on livelihoods in West and Central Africa (WCA), Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) and South Asia (SA)
  • Objective 2: Improve sorghum cultivars and management options to increase productivity in WCA, ESA and SA
  • Objective 3: Improve pearl millet cultivars and management options to increase productivity in WCA and SA
  • Objective 4: Improve finger millet cultivars and management options to increase productivity and production in ESA
  • Objective 5: Discover and develop improved market strategies for sorghum, pearl millet and finger millet to stimulate adoption of improved technologies in WCA, ESA and SA
  • Objective 6: Enable the adoption of technology for the production of sorghum, pearl millet, and finger millet by improving access to inputs and markets differentiated according to the needs of both women and men in WCA, ESA, and SA

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