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2007-2012

This research was conducted from 2007 to 2012 by the Peanut Collaborative Research Support Program (Peanut CRSP). USAID renamed its international groundnut research initiative the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Peanut Productivity and Mycotoxin Control in 2013.


  • Breeding Peanut for Disease Resistance Valuable to Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States.
    Breeding Peanut for Disease Resistance Valuable to Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States.
  • The Development of the Peanut Sector for Guyana and Selected Caribbean Countries
    The Development of the Peanut Sector for Guyana and Selected Caribbean Countries

Focus

This grant for international research on groundnut addressed the following major themes:

  • Value chain approach
  • Producer values
  • Processor values
  • Consumer values

Cross-cutting areas such as gender equality and capacity building featured prominently in all research.

 

Project

Lead Scientist

Institution

Improving Livelihoods of Farm Households in Peanut Based Farming Systems in East Africa (UCN 139)

Boris Bravo-Ureta

University of Connecticut

Strategies for Controlling Groundnut Rosette Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa: Breeding for Disease Resistance, Seed Dissemination, Disease Management Education, and Generation of Transgenic Groundnut with Resistance to Groundnut Rosette (UGA 136)

Carl Deom

University of Georgia

Global Valencia Peanut Niche Market Development Program (NMS 172)

Naveen Puppala

New Mexico State University

Overcoming Abiotic and Biotic Constraints to Yield, and Production of High-quality Peanuts in West Africa and Texas (TAM 137)

Mark Burow

Texas A&M University

Improved West African Peanut Production for Enhanced Health and Socio-economic Status through Delivery of Research-based Production Systems in Ghana (NCS 131)

Rick Brandenburg

North Carolina State University

Breeding Peanut for Disease Resistance Valuable to Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States (UF 150)

Barry Tilman

University of Florida

The Development of the Peanut Sector for Guyana and Selected Caribbean Countries (UF 155)

Greg McDonald

University of Florida

Systems Approaches to Enhance Peanut Production Under Resource Limitations (UF 157)

Kenneth Boote

University of Florida

Enhancing the Peanut Value Chain, from Processing to Marketing Peanuts and Peanut Products-Product Development (UGA 166)

Anna Resurreccion

University of Georgia

Enhancing the Peanut Value Chain, from Processing to Marketing Peanuts and Peanut Products- Economics/Marketing (UGA 165)

Wojciech      Florkowski

University of Georgia

Enhancing the Peanut Value Chain, from Processing to Marketing Peanuts and Peanut Products-Processing (UGA 127)

Majeet Chinnan

University of Georgia

Innovative Procedures to Protect Therapeutic Foods From Aflatoxins in Developing Nations (COR 158)

Dan Brown

Cornell University

Association of Aflatoxins Biomarker Level with Health Status and HIV Disease (UAB 148)

Pauline Jolly

University of Alabama, Birmingham

Aflatoxin Financial and Health Risks along the Peanut Marketing Chain in Ghana (AUB 163)

Curtis Jolly

Auburn University

Enterosorbent Intervention Therapies for Populations at Risk for Aflatoxin-related Diseases (TAM 149)

Timothy Phillips

Texas A&M University

Development of Methods for Establishing a Global Network for Aflatoxin Exposure (UGA 145)

Jia-Sheng Wang

University of Georgia

Improving the Health and Livelihood of People of East Africa by Addressing Aflatoxin and Gender-related Constraints in Peanut Production, Processing, and Marketing (VT 134)

Maria Elisa Christie

Virginia Tech University

The Development of the Peanut Sector for Guyana and Selected Caribbean Countries (UF 155)

Gregory McDonald

University of Florida

Peanut Consumption and Human Weight Management (PUR 150)

Richard Mattes

Purdue University

Aflatoxin-free Peanut-based Recovery and Functional Food (UGA 122)

Robert Phillips

University of Georgia

A Peanut Information Network and Train-the-trainer Program (UGA 124)

Genti Kostandini

University of Georgia

Peanut CRSP Management (UGA 110)

Jonathan Williams

University of Georgia

Peanut CRSP Program Support (UGA 111)

Jonathan Williams

University of Georgia

 

 


Management Entity

Peanut Collaborative Research Support Program Logo

Focus Countries

Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Guyana, Haiti, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Uganda and Zambia.

Award No. AID-ECG-A-00-07-0001

Award Amount $13,473,096


Program Director

Dr. Jonathan H. Williams

Assistant Director

Dr. Carolyn Fonseca