Project Information

PI nameProf. Richard Mulwa
Project titleImpacting on productivity and livelihoods of smallholder households through sustainable intensification of conservation agriculture based maize-legume systems in Western Kenya (CIMMYT-SIMLESA project)
PartnersCIMMYT
Collaborators
  • Prof. Joshua Ogendo
  • Prof. George Owuor
  • Prof. Samuel Mwonga
Grant amountAU$ 78,460
Project StatusOngoing
Project Locationxxx
Project description xx
Project Start01/09/2016
Project End30/08/2018
Expected outputs1. Intoduction of new striga tolerant varieties of maize and grain legumes. The focus shall be to disseminate best-bet management packages(maize/legume intercropping systems) 2. Introduction of new striga tolerant varieties of maize and grain legumes. The focus shall be to disseminate best-bet management(maize/legume relay cropping systems) 3. Introduce and mainstream the Habitat Management system in Conservation Agriculture for higher yields and enhanced agro-ecosystem resilience in action areas. The action will be on dissemination of Habitat management information in the three Counties