Results of PGTF - Project INT/98/K03

INT/98/K03 - Training of rice breeding experts for the effective use of rice genetic resources in the developing countries

Submitter: Academy of Agricultural Science of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Subcontractor: same as above
Priority area: Food and Agriculture
Participating/beneficiary countries: 5 countries (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Ethiopia, Guinea, Mali, and Nigeria)
PGTF input (US$): US$100,000
Other inputs (US$): US$146,500
Date of implementation: 1999-2000
Impact: On the basis of the findings of a mission from DPR Korea to the participating countries (Ethiopia, Guinea, Mali and Nigeria), 14 experts from these countries were trained on rice breeding.  Main results were country-specific guidelines for evaluation, selection and seed production of rice genetic resources; improved rice breeding systems suited to the various agro-ecological zones; and rice breeding with enhanced disease resistance.

Contact:   (To be provided)

Final Report:

    • INT-98-K03-FinalReport.pdf  *  [Language: English; Size: 692KB]

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