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No User case Region and countries Project title
1 Beans
CIAT
S Beebe
(Tropical Legumes I project, BMGF)
Africa: Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi Improving tropical legume productivity for marginal environments in sub-Saharan Africa
2 Chickpeas
ICRISAT
Pooran Gaur
(Tropical Legumes I & II projects, BMGF)
Africa: Ethiopia, Kenya
Asia: India
Improving tropical legume productivity for marginal environments in sub-Saharan Africa
3 Cowpeas
UC-R
Jeff Ehlers
(Tropical Legumes I project, BMGF)
Africa: Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Senegal Improving tropical legume productivity for marginal environments in sub-Saharan Africa
4 Maize (DT Maize)
CIMMYT
Gary Atlin
(Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa, BMGF)
Africa: Angola, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi , Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia , Zimbabwe Drought-tolerant maize for Africa,
5 Maize
CIMMYT
Vivek Bindiganavile
(Drought Tolerant Maize for Asia, GCP)
Asia: China, India. Thailand Drought-tolerant maize for Asia
6 Rice
IRRI
Arvind Kumar
(STRASA Project, BMGF)
Sub-Saharan Africa
South Asia
Stress-tolerant rice for poor farmers in Africa and South Asia
7 Rice
CAAS-IRRI
Zhikang Li
(Green Super Rice, BMGF)
Africa and Asia Green Super Rice for poor farmers of Africa and Asia
8 Sorghum
CIRAD
Jean-Francois Rami
(GCP project)
Africa: Ethiopia, Mali Yield improvement of sorghum in Africa through marker-assisted recurrent selection
9 Wheat
Plant breeding Institute, University of Sidney
Richard Trethowan
(ACIAR project)
Asia: India Molecular marker technologies for faster wheat breeding in India
10 Wheat
USDA/CIMMYT
Hans Braun (S. Dreisigacker)
(Rust, BMGF)
Asia: China
Africa: Ethiopia, Kenya
Durable Rust Resistance in Wheat
11 Rice
AfricaRice
Marie Noƫle N'djiondjop
(GCP Challenge Initiative)
West Africa - Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Mali Drought Tolerant Rice for west Africa
12 Wheat
IARI, ICAR, New Delhi
Vinod Prabhu
(GCP Challenge Initiative)
India Breeding and selection strategies to combine and validate QTLs for WUE and heat tolerance
13 Wheat
Institute of Crop Science, (CAAS)
Ruilian Jing,
(GCP Challenge Initiative)
China Breeding and selection strategies to combine and validate QTLs for WUE and heat tolerance
14 Cassava
National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI) Umudike, Nigeria
Dr. Emmanuel Okogbenin,
(GCP Challenge Initiative)
Africa MARS projects to breed for disease tolerance and drought tolerance in cassava in West Africa


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