Optimization of the KALRO Highland Maize Program (Story of Excellence)

After completing a gap assessment last year, the Kenya Agriculture and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) has moved swiftly to implement important improvements to their highland maize breeding program. In this Story of Excellence, presented at the EiB Virtual Meeting 2020, Dickson Ligeyo discusses improvements in demand-driven breeding, costing, data management, genetic gains assessment and digitization.