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MTP 2007-2009

 

Project 4

Outputs

Region/ responsible

Output 1

Strategies for improving formal and farmer-based seed systems towards enhancing potato and sweetpotato production efficiency and competitiveness validated in LAC, SSA and Asia (5-8 years)

 

Output target 2007

Role of positive and negative selection combined with disease-detection techniques evaluated and documented, and training provided to NARS to im­prove farmer-based seed systems in Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia.

SSA
P. Gildemacher
B. Lemaga

Output target 2007

NARS capacity for production of healthy planting materials through TPS and storage of TPS seed tubers enhanced in North East India, Uttaranchal, India and Nepal in collaboration with NARS, NGOs and Self Help Groups

SWCA
M. Kadian
S. Ilangantileke

Output target 2007

Sweetpotato seed multiplication strategies, including farmer local practices, analysed and documented in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.
(Mozambique)

SSA
M. Potts
R. Kapinga
M. Andrade

Output target 2007

Strategies for commercial production of sweetpotato seed linked to market chains analysed and documented in Kenya

SSA

Output target 2008

Role of positive and negative selection combined with disease-detection techniques evaluated and documented, and training provided to NARS to im­prove farmer-based seed systems in Tanzania, Mozambique, Malawi, Uzbekistan, Bhutan, India, DPRK and Georgia

SSA
P. Demo

SWCA
M. Kadian
S. Ilangantileke
C. Carli
W. Roder

ESEAP
W. Fengyi

Output target 2008 (postponed to 2009)

One country-specific network of public and private institutions established and assessed for multiplica­tion and dissemination of good-quality seed for po­tato and sweetpotato in Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Georgia, Bhutan, India, DPRK and Uzbekistan (in CAC countries with Collaborative Research Program for Sustainable Agricultural Development in CAC)

SSA
Potato:
P. Demo
Sweetpotato
R. Kapinga
M. Andrade

SWCA
S. Ilangantileke
C. Carli
W. Roder

ESEAP
D. Campilan?

Output target 2008

Strategy for improving farmer-based seed systems for native varieties with market potential documented in Peru

LAC
A. Oswald
O. Ortiz

Output target
2008

Positive and negative selection strategies evaluated and training provided to fresh NARS and farmers for enhanced income through good quality seed in Northeast India.

SWCA

Output target 2008

Factors influencing potato seed degeneration in high altitudes determined in Peru

LAC /
GLOBAL
I. Barker

Output target 2009

Potato seed strategy disseminated and validated in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan

SWCA

Output target 2009

Model for estimating and predicting potato seed degeneration validated in Peru

LAC /
GLOBAL
I. Barker

Output target 2009

Strategies for scaling out seed-related interventions for improving formal and farmer-based sectors documented in Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia, Malawi, Tanzania and Mozambike and potential for replication in other SSA countries analysed.

SSA
Potato: P. Demo
Sweetpotato:
R. Kapinga
M. Andrade

Output target 2009

Strategies for farmer-based potato seed production developed and tested to conserve in-situ genetic biodiversity and improve productivity in the Peruvian highlands

LAC
A. Oswald
O. Ortiz
I. Barker

Output 2

Strategies and methods for technical integration of soil, seed, disease and insect management components for subsistence and semi-commercial potato and sweetpotato growers developed in key countries in LAC, SSA and Asia (5-8 years)

 

Output target 2007

Constraints related to ICM in potato-based systems, focusing on input use, understood and documented in Peru

LAC
A. Oswald

Output target 2007 

One country-specific, integrated strategy developed for the management of key potato constraints ac­cording to local conditions in Peru, Bolivia, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Nepal, Philippines, Bhutan and Afghanistan (with UPWARD and PRAPACE)

LAC
A. Oswald
O. Ortiz
SSA: (no responsible identified with Peter departure)
Oscar, Willy

SWCA

Output target 2007  (3)

One country-specific integrated strategy developed for the management of key sweetpotato constraints according to local conditions in Uganda, Kenya, Philippines and Indonesia (with UPWARD and Mozambique?)

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