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KENYA

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Activities carried out:

University of Nairobi: focus on disease resistance and aflatoxin prevention

Research on:

  • Improved varieties of peanuts and sorghum – identification of the most performing ones.

  • Peanut and crop rotation.

  • Organic fertilizers and traditional practices.

  • Storage and post-management strategies (PICs bags). 

Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research Organization: focus on groundnut diseases prevention, fertility improvement and storage management.
Research on:
  • Groundnuts, finger millet and sorghum rotation.

  • Cultural practices against peanut diseases.

  • Inorganic fertilizers and poultry manure.

  • Storage and post-management strategies (PICs bags).

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NUS identified:

University of Nairobi

  1. FINGER MILLET (Eleusine coracana)

  2. SORGHUM (Sorghum bicolor ssp. bicolor)

KALRO

  1. GROUNDNUTS (Arachis hypogaea)

  2. SORGHUM (Sorghum bicolor ssp. bicolor)

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KALRO and UoN

Sustainable soil management

Sustainable soil management, integrated soil fertility management strategies intercropping. 

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UoN

Land recovery

Focusing on the recovery of abandoned land and the restoration of sustainable production

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UoN

Plant protection

Retrieving plant protection traditional knowledge, Post-harvest management strategies to avoid mycotoxin contamination.

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