Action Against Anthracnose

This project proposes to combine anthracnose resistance genes from two less widely cultivated chili species (C. chinense and C. baccatum) into the most commonly cultivated chili pepper, C. annuum. The research is expected to benefit chili pepper producers and seed companies in Bangladesh.

2017-02-21T09:54:51+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Categories: Project Profiles|Tags: , , , , |

Impact and cost-effectiveness of women’s training in home gardening and nutrition in Bangladesh

This study quantifies the impact and cost-effectiveness of training poor rural women in Bangladesh in home gardening and nutrition. We find that the intervention significantly (p < 0.01) increased vegetable production (+16.5 g/person/day), vegetable consumption and the micronutrient supply from the garden.

2016-10-22T04:50:17+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Categories: Recent Research, South Asia|Tags: , , , |