Over 3 million farmers could benefit from the first projects of a new initiative
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Leta, S. 2011. Over 3 million farmers could benefit from the first projects of a new initiative. Video. Nairobi, Kenya: ILRI.
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Seyoum Leta (Bio-Innovate, Program Manager) summarized that small-scale farmers in 6 East African countries will be the first in the region to benefit from the new Bio-Innovate program. The first projects in the scheme will tackle challenges like the development of more productive varieties of staple crops, and waste re-cycling. Over the next 5 years, the numbers of projects will expand, using Bio-Innovate's promotion of improvements in policy frameworks, its networks of scientists and research organizations, and the novel links it is building with private sector companies.
Video recorded at the Launching of Bio-Innovate Programme, ILRI, Nairobi, 16 March 2011