Presentations

Papers/Presentations, Global Meeting 2014 (alphabetical by title)

2016 International Year of the Pulses. Janice Rueda, American Pulse Association

Achieving Concurrent Agricultural Productivity and Nutrition Goals through Research. Patrick Webb, Tufts University, Director, Nutrition Innovation Lab

Achieving Synergies among USAID Investments in Grain Legume Research.  Tracy Powell, Office of Agriculture Research and Policy, BFS, USAID-Washington

Bean Technology Dissemination Project Experience with Community Seed Banks in Central America.  Juan Carlos Rosas, EAP-Zamorano, Honduras, and Luis Flores, Michigan State University

Board of International Food and Agriculture Development (BIFAD) Vision for USAID Innovation Labs and Strategic Partnerships to Achieve Feed the Future Goals.  Dr. Brady Deaton, President Emeritus, University of Missouri, and Chair of BIFAD

CGIAR Grain Legume Program and Value of Strategic Partnership with Legume Innovation Lab.  Steve Beebe, CIAT

Challenges to Strengthening of Grain Legume Value Chains in Developing Countries and Vision for Research on Grain Legumes by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.  Jeff Ehlers, BMGF

Characteristics of Sustainable Seed Systems for Grain Legumes.  Byron Reyes and Mywish Maredia, Michigan State University

Compliance with USAID Regulations and Policies on Equipment Procurement, Environment Mitigation and Monitoring Plans (EMMPs) and Participant Training.  Jennifer “Vern” Long, Agreement Officer’s Representative (AOR), USAID

Development and Implementation of Robust Molecular Markers and Genetic Improvement of Common and Tepary Beans to Increase Grain Legume Production in Central America and Haiti.  James Beaver, Lead PI, University of Puerto Rico

Enhancing Pulse Value Chain Performance through Improved Understanding of Consumer Behavior and Decision Making.  Vincent Amanor-Boadu, Lead PI, Kansas State University

Farmer Decision-Making Strategies for Improved Soil Fertility Management in Maize–Bean Production Systems.  Robert Mazur, Lead PI, Iowa State University

Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Grain Legumes: Technical Vision for 2013–2017.  Irvin Widders, Director, Michigan State University

Genetic Improvement of Cowpea to Overcome Biotic Stress and Drought Constraints to Grain Productivity.  Phil Roberts, Lead PI, University of California- Riverside

Genetic Improvement of Middle American Climbing Beans for Efficient Production in the Guatemalan Highlands.  Juan Osorno, Lead PI, North Dakota State University

Impact Assessment of Dry Grain Pulses CRSP and Legume Innovation Lab Investments in Research, Institutional Capacity Building and Technology Dissemination for Improved Program Effectiveness. Mywish Maredia, Lead PI, Michigan State University

Improving Genetic Yield Potential of Andean Beans with Increased Resistances to Drought and Major Foliar Diseases and Enhanced Biological Nitrogen Fixation.  James Kelly, Lead PI, Michigan State University

Integrating Seed Systems for Enhancing Impact: Leverage Points for Action. Louise Sperling, Principle Scientist, CIAT

Legume Innovation Lab Program Implementation Issues: Communications and Promotion.  Marguerite Halversen

Legumes and Growth.  Mark Manary, Lead PI, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis

New Frontiers:Phenotyping for Photosynthetic Traits: A Strategy for Increasing Genetic Yield Potential in Grain Legumes.  David Kramer, Plant Research Laboratory, Michigan State University

New Frontiers:Understanding Factors Influencing Smallholder Farmer Decision Making.  Joshua Ramisch, University of Ottawa, Canada

Nutrition Sensitive Value Chains: The Potential of Grain Legumes. Alan de Brauw, Leader for Research on Nutrition Sensitive Value Chains, CGIAR Agriculture for Nutrition and Health Program, IFPRI, Washington DC

Plenary Session: Legume Innovation Lab Technical Management Advisory Committee (TMAC): Responsibilities and Activities.  Julia Kornegay, Chair, NCSU

Scalable and Sustainable Biological Solutions for Pest Management of Insect Pests of Cowpea in West Africa.  Barry Pittendrigh, Lead PI, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Scaling Up in Agriculture and Nutrition.  Mywish Maredia and Cynthia Donovan, Michigan State University

Seed Production Systems in Pulse Crops in India: Community-based Perspectives.  Dr. J.S. Sandhu, Agriculture Commissioner, Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India

USAID Feed the Future Strategy and Investments in Grain Legume Research and Institutional Capacity Building.  Jennifer “Vern” Long, Office of Agriculture, Research and Policy, Bureau for Food Security, USAID

 

Papers/Presentations, Global Meeting 2014 (alphabetical by presenter’s last name)

Amanor-Boadu, Vincent. Enhancing Pulse Value Chain Performance through Improved Understanding of Consumer Behavior and Decision Making.

Beaver, James. Development and Implementation of Robust Molecular Markers and Genetic Improvement of Common and Tepary Beans to Increase Grain Legume Production in Central America and Haiti.

Bebe, Steve. CGIAR Grain Legume Program and Value of Strategic Partnership with Legume Innovation Lab.

Deaton, Brady. Board of International Food and Agriculture Development (BIFAD) Vision for USAID Innovation Labs and Strategic Partnerships to Achieve Feed the Future Goals.

de Brauw, Alan. Nutrition Sensitive Value Chains: The Potential of Grain Legumes.

Ehlers, Jeffrey. Challenges to Strengthening of Grain Legume Value Chains in Developing Countries and Vision for Research on Grain Legumes by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Flores, Luis. Bean Technology Dissemination Project Experience with Community Seed Banks in Central America.

Halversen, Marguerite. Legume Innovation Lab Program Implementation Issues: Communications and Promotion.

Kelly, James. Improving Genetic Yield Potential of Andean Beans with Increased Resistances to Drought and Major Foliar Diseases and Enhanced Biological Nitrogen Fixation.

Kornegay, Julia. Legume Innovation Lab Technical Management Advisory Committee (TMAC): Responsibilities and Activities.

Kramer, David. New Frontiers: Phenotyping for Photosynthetic Traits: A Strategy for Increasing Genetic Yield Potential in Grain Legumes.

Long, Jennifer “Vern.” Compliance with USAID Regulations and Policies on Equipment Procurement, Environment Mitigation and Monitoring Plans (EMMPs) and Participant Training.

Long, Jennifer “Vern.” USAID Feed the Future Strategy and Investments in Grain Legume Research and Institutional Capacity Building..

Maredia, Mywish. Impact Assessment of Dry Grain Pulses CRSP and Legume Innovation Lab Investments in Research, Institutional Capacity Building and Technology Dissemination for Improved Program Effectiveness.

Maredia, Mywish and Cynthia Donovan. Scaling Up in Agriculture and Nutrition.

Manary, Mark. Legumes and Growth.

Mazur, Robert. Farmer Decision-Making Strategies for Improved Soil Fertility Management in Maize–Bean Production Systems.

Osorno, Juan. Genetic Improvement of Middle American Climbing Beans for Efficient Production in the Guatemalan Highlands. 

Pittendrigh, Barry. Scalable and Sustainable Biological Solutions for Pest Management of Insect Pests of Cowpea in West Africa.

Powell, Tracy. Achieving Synergies among USAID Investments in Grain Legume Research.

Ramisch, Joshua. New Frontiers:Understanding Factors Influencing Smallholder Farmer Decision Making.

Reyes, Byron and Mywish Maredia. Characteristics of Sustainable Seed Systems for Grain Legumes.

Roberts, Phil. Genetic Improvement of Cowpea to Overcome Biotic Stress and Drought Constraints to Grain Productivity.

Rueda, Janice. 2016 International Year of the Pulses.

Sandhu, J.S. Seed Production Systems in Pulse Crops in India: Community-based Perspectives.

Sperling, Louise. Integrating Seed Systems for Enhancing Impact: Leverage Points for Action.

Webb, Patrick. Achieving Concurrent Agricultural Productivity and Nutrition Goals through Research.

Widders, Irvin. Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Grain Legumes: Technical Vision for 2013–2017.