Contributing to food security by developing endemic mycorrhizal agents in Algeria

The project's main objectives are to increase food security, improve productivity, and increase the income of small scale Algerian farmers by conceptualizing, directing, and disseminating business models that will allow for bio-innovation (mycorrhization) to be produced and adopted on a large scale in Algeria.

Project ID

108945

Project status

Active

Duration

48 months

IDRC Officer

Marwan Owaygen

Total funding

CA$ 683,100

Countries

Algeria

Program

Agriculture and Food Security

Project Leader

Yacine Boumghar

Institution

College d'Enseignement General et Professionnel de Maisonneuve

Institution Country

Canada

Institution Website

http://www.cmaisonneuve.qc.ca

Project Leader

Aoubed Ali

Institution

Université Saad Dahlab de Blida-1

Institution Country

Algeria

Institution Website

http://www.univ-blida.dz