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  • FY 2014 TECHNICAL PROGRESS REPORTS

    April 1, 2013September 30, 2014

    Feed the Future Innovation Lab

    for

    Collaborative Research on Grain Legumes

    (Legume Innovation Lab)

  • FY 2014 TECHNICAL PROGRESS REPORTS

    April 1, 2013September 30, 2014

    Feed the Future Innovation Lab for

    Collaborative Research on Grain Legumes (Legume Innovation Lab)

    This publication was made possible through support provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), as part of Feed the Future, the U.S. Governments global hunger and food security initiative, under the terms of Cooperative Agreement No. EDH-A-00-07-00005-00. The opinions expressed herein are those of the Legume Innovation Lab and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the U.S. Government.

    For further information, contact:

    Legume Innovation Lab Michigan State University Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture 446 West Circle Drive, Room 321 East Lansing, MI 48824-1039 U.S.A. Phone: (517) 3554693 Fax: (517) 4321073 Email: [email protected]

    http://legumelab.msu.edu

    mailto:[email protected]://legumelab.msu.edu/

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    The Legume Innovation Lab

    Management Entity: Michigan State University

    Management Office for Legume Innovation Lab

    Irvin Widders, Director, [email protected]

    Cynthia Donovan, Deputy Director, [email protected]

    Angelica Santos, International Financial and Contractual Administrator, [email protected]

    Melissa Tompkins, International Financial and Contractual Assistant, [email protected]

    Marguerite Halversen, Communications Specialist, [email protected]

    Mywish Maredia, Impact Assessment Specialist, [email protected]

    Luis Flores, MasFrijol Associate Award Project Coordinator, [email protected]

    Michigan State University

    Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture

    446 W. Circle Drive, Room 321 and 302

    East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1039

    Tel: (517) 355-4693

    Email: [email protected], [email protected],

    www.legumelab.msu.edu

    Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP)

    Diane Cox, Sponsored Program Manager

    [email protected]

    Contract and Grant Administration (CGA)

    Dan Evon, Director

    [email protected]

    Michigan State University

    Administration Building

    426 Auditorium Rd, Room 2

    Tel: (517) 884-4234

    East Lansing, MI 48824

    Technical Management Advisory Committee (TMAC) The Technical Management Advisory Committee (TMAC) advises the Legume Innovation Lab on

    strategic planning and monitors projects. The Management Office (MO) consults with TMAC on

    emerging issues and technologies, strategies for building sustainable institutional capacity and

    achieving development impacts, and program management approaches. The committee assists in

    the monitoring and evaluation of the Legume Innovation Lab, including:

    Reviewing project workplans and performance indicators

    Monitoring the scientific quality and productivity of projects and recommending

    adjustments

    Identifying and advising the MO on strategic topical areas for future RFPs

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    The TMAC is composed of nine members: two external individuals of international stature, one

    industry representative, two representatives from CGIAR, three Legume Innovation Lab PIs, and

    the AOR (who will have a vote).

    TMAC Members for 2014

    External

    Dr. Julia Kornegay, North Carolina State University

    Dr. Constance Gewa, George Mason University

    Dr. Johannes Lehmann. Cornell University

    CGIAR

    Dr. Ousmane Boukar, IITA, Ibadan, Nigeria

    Dr. Noel Ellis, director, CGIAR Research Program on Grain Legumes

    Industry

    Greg Varner, Michigan Bean Commission

    Principal Investigators

    Dr. Clementine Dabire Binso, Institut de lEnvironnement et de Recherches Agricoles (INERA),

    Burkina Faso

    Dr. Mark Manary, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

    Dr. Phillip McClean, North Dakota Stata University

    USAID AOR

    Jennifer Vern Long, Bureau of Food Security

    Countries in which the Legume Innovation Lab Has Projects

    Eastern and Southern Africa

    Malawi

    Mozambique

    Tanzania

    Uganda

    Zambia

    West Africa

    Benin

    Burkina Faso

    Ghana

    Niger

    Senegal

    Latin America

    Guatemala

    Haiti

    Honduras

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    Program Partners

    U.S. Partner Universities and Institutions

    Iowa State University

    Kansas State University

    Michigan State University

    North Dakota State University

    University of California, Riverside

    University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

    University of Hawaii, Manoa

    University of Nebraska

    University of Puerto Rico

    U.S. Department of Agriculture/ARS Michigan

    U.S. Department of Agriculture/ARSTropical Agriculture Research Station, Mayaquez,

    Puerto Rico

    U.S. Department of Agriculture/ARSProsser, Washington

    Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

    International Partners and Countries

    Eastern and Southern African Partner Institutions

    Instituto de Investigao Agrria de Moambique (IIAM), Maputo, Mozambique

    Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Malawi

    National Crops Resources Research Institute (NaCRRI), Namulonge, Uganda

    Makerere University (MUK), Kampala, Uganda

    National Agriculture Research Lab (NARL), Soil Fertility and Control Unit, Uganda

    Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Morogoro, Tanzania

    University of Zambia (UNZA), Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension,

    Lusaka, Zambia

    Zambian Agriculture Research Institute (ZARI), Misamfu, Zambia

    West African Partner Institutions

    Crops Research Institute, Kumasi, Ghana

    Institut de lEnvironnement des Recherches Agricoles (INERA), CRREACentre Saria,

    Burkina Faso

    Institut de lEnvironnement des Recherches Agricoles (INERA), Laboratoire dEntomologie

    Agricole, Kamboinse, Burkina Faso

    lInstitut National de Recherche Agronomique du Niger (INRAN), Maradi, Niger

    Institut National des Recherche Agricole du Bnin (INRAB), Cotonou, Republic of Benin

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    Institut Sngalais de Recherches Agricoles (ISRA), Bambey, Senegal

    International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (lITA Benin), Cotonou, Republic of Benin

    Savannah Agriculture Research Institute (SARI), Tamale, Ghana

    Latin American and Caribbean Partner Institutions

    Direccin de Ciencia y Tecnologa Agropecuaria (DICTA) Tegucigalpa, Honduras

    Escuela Agrcola Panamericana Zamorano, Honduras

    Instituto de Ciencias y Tecnologas Agropecuarias (ICTA), Guatemala

    Instituto Interamericano de Cooperacin para la Agricultura (IICA), Puerto Prince, Haiti

    Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Agropecuarias (INIAP), Quito, Ecuador

    Instituto Nicaraguense de Tecnologa Agropecuaria (INTA) Managua, Nicaragua

    National Seed Service (NSS), Ministry of Agriculture, Haiti

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    Acronyms

    ADP Andean Diversity Panel

    ALS angular leaf spot

    ANT anthracnose

    AOR Agreement Officer's Representative, USAID

    ARS Agricultural Research Service (USDA)

    ATA Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency

    BCMNV Bean Common Mosaic Necrosis Virus

    BCMV Bean Common Mosaic Virus

    BEA biding experimental auctions

    Bean-CAP Bean Coordinated Agricultural Project

    BGYMV Bean Golden Yellow Mosaic Virus

    BHEARD Borlaug Higher Education Agricultural Research and Development Program

    BIC Bean Improvement Cooperative

    BMS Bean Stem Maggot

    BNF Biological Nitrogen Fixation

    Bt Bacillus thuringiensis

    BTD Bean Technology Dissemination

    BUCADEF Buganda Cultural and Development Foundation

    CARITASMADDO Masaka Diocesan Development Organization

    CBB Common Bacterial Blight

    CEC Cation Exchange Capacity

    CEDO Community Enterprise Development Organization

    CGIAR Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research

    CIAT Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (International Center for Tropical Agriculture)

    CIAT Centro International de Agricultura Tropical International/Centerfor Tropical Agriculture

    CIDI Community Initiated Development Initiatives

    CRI Crops Research Institute (Kumasi, Ghana)

    CRSP Collaborative Research Support Program

    CSB Community Seed Bank

    CSIR Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Ghana)

    EAP Escuela Agrcola PanamericanaZamorano (Honduras)

    FE Field Experiments

    FGD focus group discussions

    FSRP Food Security Research Project

    FTF Feed the Future

    GCP IBP Generation Challenge Programme Integrated Breeding Platform

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