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Food Security for the Sahel through Sorghum and Millet
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The Sorghum & Millet compact is one of the nine value chains of the African Development Bank (AfDB)-funded Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) initiative. TAAT includes sorghum & millet, maize, cassava, rice, beans, wheat, Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP), aquaculture and livestock and six Enabler Compacts, namely Youth, Water Management, Soil Fertility, Policy, Capacity Development and Fall Army Worm (FAW) control.

SORGHO ET MIL : Engagement de TAAT pour la sécurité alimentaire au Sahel
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Le compact Sorgho et Mil est l’un des compacts financés par le Programme ‘Technologies pour la Transformation de l’Agriculture Africaine’ (TAAT) de la Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD). Objectif : Améliorer la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle ainsi que les moyens de subsistance des ménages agricoles de 07 Pays sahéliens à travers l’intensification durable et l’amélioration de la rentabilité de la chaîne de valeur du sorgho et du mil.


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  • Sorghum
    • Dual-purpose varieties (feed and grain)
    • Mobile forage choppers
    • Utilisation of Crop Residues
    • Fertilizer Micro-dosing
    • Small-scale Mechanisation

  • Millet
    • Improved Pearl Millet Varieties
    • Release of Parasitoid Wasps
    • Land Reclamation
    • Fertilizer Micro-dosing

Fatondji, Dougbedji
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
Address: Bamako BP 320, Mali
Telephone: +223-20709200

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