News and Events

CCRP welcomes Kate Wellard as new SAf Liaison Scientist
13th November 2017
The CCRP is delighted to welcome Kate Wellard, PhD as the new Liaison Scientist (LS) for the Southern Africa (SAf) CoP. Kate's first day in this new role was on November 1. Many members of the CCRP family already know Kate, as she has been involved in the program in various ways over the past ten...
Quarter Three Newsletter
6th November 2017
Collaboration through Farmer Research Networks and during regional trainings is strengthening research capabilities and outcomes for project participants. Join us for this and other highlights from across the Collaborative Crop Research Program.

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Common bean is an important crop in Mozambique. The crop provides an important source of protein to rural households, many of whom also sell a proportion of their harvest to obtain income to pay for basic needs such as medicine and schooling. Beans help to maintain soil fertility by fixing atmospheric nitrogen, thereby enhancing overall system productivity.