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Capacitate East Africa

Capacitate East Africa - Beneficiaries

Beneficiaries of the Capacitate East Africa project include:

  • These will be the poor, smallholder farmers (many of whom are women) and their families who grow staple, traditional and high value crops: an estimated 85 million farmers.
  • Consumers and traders in Eastern Africa and the EU will also benefit from new varieties.
  • Through training of trainers, 100 students in East African universities each year post-project will benefit from the training programmes of this project.
  • Four post-graduate students will receive training in the UK during the project.

A scientist from Uganda Martyrs University (right) discusses a bean variety trial with farmers in their field.