SIMLESA Phase 2: Program Planning Meeting Hawassa, Ethiopia

This paper summarizes the planning meeting held in Hawassa, Ethiopia, from 23-25 September 20114, for CIMMYTY’s Sustainable Intensification of Maize-Legume Cropping Systems for Food Security in Eastern and Southern Africa (SIMLESA) Phase 2 program. The meeting focused on streamlining project activities to meet objectives of the second phase (SIMLESA 11).

Representatives from key stakeholders attended the meeting, such as the Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), Queensland Alliance for Agricultural and Food Innovation (QAAFI), the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR), private seed companies and SIMLESA scientists from Ethiopia, Kenya and Zimbabwe.

These proceedings provide a summary of the meeting presentations, participant discussions and planning for program implementation; and a list of participants who took part in the meeting.

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ACIAR
Ethiopia Kenya Malawi Mozambique Tanzania
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Sustainable Intensification of Maize-Legume Systems for Food Security in Eastern and Southern Africa (SIMLESA)

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