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2022 SMIL Annual Meeting – Day 1

2022 SMIL Annual Meeting – Day 1

Opening remarks – SMIL target country presentations – USAID discussion about country presentations – SMIL
2022 SMIL Annual Meeting – Day 2

2022 SMIL Annual Meeting – Day 2

Genetic Enhancement of Sorghum to Promote Commercial Seed Supply and Grain Market Development
2022 SMIL Annual Meeting – Day 3

2022 SMIL Annual Meeting – Day 3

Seed Balls: Enhancing the Yield Effect in Pearl Millet and Sorghum and Disseminating the Technology in West Africa
2022 SMIL Annual Meeting – Day 4

2022 SMIL Annual Meeting – Day 4

Expanding Markets for Sorghum and Millet Farmers in West Africa Through Strengthening of Women and Youth Processors.
Economists study impact of international agricultural research at U.S. universities

Economists study impact of international agricultural research at U.S. universities

An economic analysis on the impact of international agriculture research and development.
2022 SMIL Annual Meeting – Day 5

2022 SMIL Annual Meeting – Day 5

durable Adaptation to Aphid and Drought for Smallholder Sorghum in the Americas – Genetic Improvement of Sorghum for
Agricultural Research Demonstrates Billions of $ of Success with Integrated Pest Management

Agricultural Research Demonstrates Billions of $ of Success with Integrated Pest Management

Dr. Keith Fuglie, USDA Economic Research Service, Economist, discusses the economic impact agricultural research has with
Produire du meilleur pain et farine au Sénégal

Produire du meilleur pain et farine au Sénégal

La Fédération nationale des boulangers du Sénégal, l’Institut de recherche agronomique (ISRA), et l’Institut
Sorghum Food Products at Hawassa University

Sorghum Food Products at Hawassa University

SMIL Principal Investigator Dr. Joseph Awika visited Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) director
Seed Ball Technology Improves Sahelian Pearl Millet and Sorghum Farming

Seed Ball Technology Improves Sahelian Pearl Millet and Sorghum Farming

The Sahel region of Africa is one of the harshest cropping environments in the world. Sahelian farmers have limited
SMIL- We are pushing new frontiers

SMIL- We are pushing new frontiers

The USAID Feed the Future Collaborative Research on Sorghum and Millet is a powerful influence on the growth & development
International Millet Festival (FESTIMIL) Monday, February 28 – Tuesday, March 1 in Niamey, Niger

International Millet Festival (FESTIMIL) Monday, February 28 – Tuesday, March 1 in Niamey, Niger

Sponsored by Fondation Noor, Niger Minister of Agriculture, National Institute for Agronomic Research of Niger (INRAN)
Les marqueurs moléculaires et les décennies d’échange de matériel génétique ont sauvé le sorgho

Les marqueurs moléculaires et les décennies d’échange de matériel génétique ont sauvé le sorgho

Le partage de semences sauve une culture et conduit à une nouvelle technologie résistante aux ravageurs. La culture
Molecular Markers and Decades of Germplasm Exchange Saved Sorghum – English

Molecular Markers and Decades of Germplasm Exchange Saved Sorghum – English

Seed sharing rescues a crop and leads to new pest-resistant technology. Haitian sorghum crop now viable due to molecular
Molecular Markers and Decades of Germplasm Exchange Saved Sorghum

Molecular Markers and Decades of Germplasm Exchange Saved Sorghum

Seed sharing rescues a crop and leads to new pest-resistant technology. Haitian sorghum crop now viable due to molecular
SMIL interview with Nat Bascom on Agriculture Today

SMIL interview with Nat Bascom on Agriculture Today

SMIL Assistant Director, Nat Bascom, joins Eric Atkinson (host of Kansas State University Research and Extension’s
Official Release of Merera Sorghum Seed in Ethiopia (Oromo/English)

Official Release of Merera Sorghum Seed in Ethiopia (Oromo/English)

An improved disease resistant sorghum has been developed and released in Ethiopia.
Official Release of Merera Sorghum Seed in Ethiopia (Amharic/English)

Official Release of Merera Sorghum Seed in Ethiopia (Amharic/English)

An improved disease resistant sorghum has been developed and released in Ethiopia.
Prevalence & Incidence of Sorghum Foliar & Panicle Diseases in Production Fields of Niger & Senegal

Prevalence & Incidence of Sorghum Foliar & Panicle Diseases in Production Fields of Niger & Senegal

Dr. Louis Prom, USDA-ARS Research Plant Pathologist for Crop Germplasm, presents on prevalence and incidence of sorghum
National Survey on Sorghum Diseases in Senegal

National Survey on Sorghum Diseases in Senegal

A national survey was conducted to develop a map of sorghum diseases in Senegal.
USAID SMIL Research Community of Practice meeting

USAID SMIL Research Community of Practice meeting

Dr. Timothy Dalton provides an overview of the Feed the Future Innovation SMIL Lab.
Elisabeth Diatta-Holgate Award

Elisabeth Diatta-Holgate Award

De.Elizabeth Diatta-Holgate talks about her experiences with Award
Morris

Morris

Morris’ project
Awika

Awika

Awika’s Project
Ejeta

Ejeta

Ejeta’s Project
Tuinstra

Tuinstra

Tuinstra’s Project
Magill

Magill

Magill’s Project
Hamaker

Hamaker

Hamaker’s Project
Mengiste

Mengiste

Mengist’s Project
Kane

Kane

Kane’s Project
Herrmann

Herrmann

Herrman’s project
March 25, 2021

March 25, 2021

Fourth Day of 2021 SMIL annual review meetings with Hamaker/Awika/Pressoir projects presentations.
March 24, 2021

March 24, 2021

Third day of 2021 SMIL annual meeting with Magill/Mengiste/Ejeta projects presentations.
March 23, 2021

March 23, 2021

Second day of 2021 SMIL Annual Review meeting with Tuinstra/ Kane/ Morris project presentations.
March 22, 2021

March 22, 2021

First day of 2021 SMIL annual Review meeting with Herrmann’s project presentation.
SMIL Technology Highlights- Food Product Development

SMIL Technology Highlights- Food Product Development

Collaborative efforts have served as the driver for a new wave of business and nutritional opportunities.
GENMIL- Pairing US and West African Institutions Leads to Accelerated Breeding Breakthroughs

GENMIL- Pairing US and West African Institutions Leads to Accelerated Breeding Breakthroughs

Pearl Millet breeding brings high-yielding varieties to enhance productivity and food security in West Africa.
GENMIL réunit l’expertise des scientifiques et des parties prenantes

GENMIL réunit l’expertise des scientifiques et des parties prenantes

L’appariement des institutions américaines et ouest-africaines conduit à des percées accélérées en matière.
SMIL Technology Highlights- Sorghum Functionality in Food Applications

SMIL Technology Highlights- Sorghum Functionality in Food Applications

To improve the functionality of sorghum and expand the opportunities for its use in commercial grain-based food products.
SMIL Technology Highlights- White Sorghum Hybrid

SMIL Technology Highlights- White Sorghum Hybrid

Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collatborative Research on Sorghum and Millet highlights a new white sorghum hybrid.
SMIL Technology Highlights- Pearl Millet Seed Ball

SMIL Technology Highlights- Pearl Millet Seed Ball

Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sorghum and Millet highlights a pearl millet seed ball.
SMIL Technology Highlights- Integrated Pest Management for the Millet Head and Miner

SMIL Technology Highlights- Integrated Pest Management for the Millet Head and Miner

Feed the Future Innovation Lab for collaborative Research on sorghum and Millet highlights an innovative technology.
Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research and Millet

Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research and Millet

Innovating science to build the crops of the future.
Producing the best bread and flour in Senegal

Producing the best bread and flour in Senegal

The Senegal National Federation of Bakers, Institute of Agricultural Research and ITA are working together to produce better
Economists study impact of international agricultural research at U.S. universities

Economists study impact of international agricultural research at U.S. universities

An economic analysis on the impact of international agriculture research and development conducted at U.S. universities.