Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Legume Systems Research

Feed the Future Innovation Lab For Legume Systems Reserach

Providing legume systems solutions for smallholder farmers in West and Southern Africa

About the Legume Lab

The Legume Systems Innovation Lab fosters dynamic, profitable and environmentally sustainable approaches that contribute to resilience, productivity, and better nutrition and economic opportunities for smallholder farmers in West and Southern Africa. The lab is managed by Michigan State University.

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Resilience Resource Team

To assist projects in identifying strategies and interventions to further incorporate these themes into their research, the lab established the Resilience Resource Team (RRT), the first of its kind for Feed the Future

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Legume Systems Innovation Lab projects are driving innovations in legume insect pest management, new and enhanced variety breeding, alternative cropping systems, technology adoption in trade systems, nutritional