Loader Image
Get social with us!

TAAT HIGH IRON BEANS COMPACT

ABOUT THE COMPACT

The High Iron Beans Compact is led by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) through partnerships in eight countries located in upland areas of Central, East and Southern Africa where bean production offers greatest opportunity. The bean technology toolkits are driven by the development of biofortified bean varieties, rich in iron, zinc, and lines increasingly resistant to root disease. They include both bush and climbing varieties. These varieties are disseminated by both commercial and community-based seed production. Seed dressing containing insecticide and fungicide, and inoculation with elite rhizobia are important accompanying technologies. Land preparation is improved through the use small-scale mechanization, and for climbing varieties through low-cost staking strategies employing locally gathered materials. Soil fertility is managed through the application of specialized fertilizer blends with little or no nitrogen and manures.

News

TAAT holds High-Level Workshop on Scaling up Technologies for Agricultural Transformation in DR Congo

November 4, 2019

Technologies for the Transformation of Agriculture in Africa ​​(TAAT) is organizing...

Read More

Kenya partners review the future of High Iron Beans

October 14, 2019

By Patricia Onyango Kenya gets most of its beans from...

Read More

TAAT showcases technology scale up at IITA Kalambo Station Inauguration

October 10, 2019

In line with its mandate to transform African agriculture through...

Read More
Beans

Transforming Bean Business in Kenya with High Iron Beans – Review and Planning Meeting

September 25, 2019

The High Iron Beans Compact of Technologies for African Agricultural...

Read More

AGRF 2019: TAAT showcases commitment to scaling technologies for digital growth in Africa

September 4, 2019

Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation has restated its commitment to...

Read More

TECHNOLOGIES BEING SCALED UP

  • High Iron Beans varieties: (NUA45, Cherry NUA674)

Contact
Dr Josey Kamanda
High Iron Beans Compact Coordinator
International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
Regional Office for Africa
P. O. Box 823-00621, Nairobi, Kenya
J.Kamanda(a)cgiar.org.
Telephone: +254-709134106, +254-709134000
www.ciat.cgiar.org | CIAT is a CGIAR Center

No Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *