DASH II

Country: Koulikoro Region, Mali
Project details
Services:
Capacity building
Enterprise development
Value chain development
Crops:
Legumes
Households reached:
800

Development of Agriculture through Maize and Sorghum Hybrids, DASH II 2014-2017

Funders

Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa

Goal

To enable Malian smallholder farmers move towards a more market-oriented agriculture by increasing the productivity of maize and sorghum through the dissemination of promising hybrids.

What we do

This project is a continuation of the 2011-2014 “Development of Agriculture through Sorghum Hybrids” DASH project. DASH II is currently working to conduct hybrid seed maize and sorghum demonstration plots, hybrid seed production at farm level and capacity building of producers and technicians.Within it’s second year, the project was able to conduct 136 sorghum and maize hybrid demonstrations. EUCORD works to strengthened links between stakeholders and forms part of a later evaluation.