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2009

Reducing risks of wheat rusts threatening livelihood of resource-poor farmers through monitoring and early warning

Inter regional : Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iran, Pakistan, the Sudan, Syria, Turkey and Yemen

Titre : Reducing risks of wheat rusts threatening livelihood of resource-poor farmers through monitoring and early warning

Code du projet : GCP /INT/193/IFA

Pays : Inter regional : Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iran, Pakistan, the Sudan, Syria, Turkey and Yemen (countries at risk of of wheat rust diseases)

Durée : 23/06/2009-31/12/2012

Objectif
Reduce the risks of wheat rust diseases causing crop losses and threatening the livelihood of resource-poor farmers. This project was designed and implemented to provide technical and capacity building assistance to countries at risk of wheat rust epidemics. Specifically, the project objective was to establish an effective surveillance, monitoring and early warning system for wheat rust diseases in directly affected and some frontline countries.

Partenaires : Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), International Wheat and Maize Research Centre (CIMMYT), International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), AARHUS University (Denmark) and Cornell University (USA)

Mots clés : EGYPT, ERITREA, ETHIOPIA, IRAN, PAKISTAN, SUDAN, SYRIA, TURKEY, YEMEN, NORTHERN AFRICA, EASTERN AFRICA, NEAR EAST, WHEAT RUST, PLANT DISEASES, CROP LOSSES, RESOURCE PARTNERS, IFAD

Organisations des Nations Unies : FAO

Donneur : IFAD

Contribution : USD 1 500 000

Présentation (FAO Emergencies)

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