- Country: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
- Award period: January 2014 - March 2017
- Website: http://aatf-africa.org
In Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, where striga infests 1.4 million hectares of farmland, AATF is working with CIMMYT, BASF, and seven private seed companies to increase seed production by providing automated treating equipment, improving packaging and labelling, and delivering safety training.
Outcome: These companies will sell upwards of 955 tons of imazapyr-resistant maize with the seed valued at more than $2 million, benefiting close to 40,000 farmers.