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Re: Pulses are praised for their health, environmental and economic benefits. How can their full potential be tapped?

Shehu Muhammad Dandago
Shehu Muhammad DandagoINTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE (N2Africa - Borno project)Nigeria

Thanks for the discusssion post which is very informative and insightful. Looking forward to future participation which iam unable to do due to being out in the field planting Soybean, Groundnut, Cowpea trials plots of diagnostic,demonstration and adaptation in the project area. Our project N2Africa-Borno Project have various activities on grain legumes ranging from Introduction of legumes production technologies such as inoculation, rightful/correct use of SSP fertilizer, and the general Agronomic practices of legume to small holder farmers with the aims of improving farmers yield and income, improve farmers family nutrition as well as improving soil health in the farmers field. Imroved varieties that are drought tolerant,striga resistant, high grains and fodder yield and high oil content varieties of the a fore mentioned crops are also introduced to the farming communities.Also we are into training of youth on the production, processing and Agribussinesses along the said crops value chains.
Thanks.
Shehu Muhammad Dandago.