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Our global team is based at Cornell University, with U.S. partners at Clemson University, Kansas State University and Colorado State University. Looking to collaborate with our international partners? Contact our Centers of Innovation who are leading crop improvement programs across West Africa, East Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Email ILCI

Costa Rica

Central American and Caribbean Crop Improvement Alliance (CACCIA)

Instituto Nacional de Innovación y Transferencia en Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA)

Principal investigator: Dr. José R. Camacho

Email CACCIA-Costa Rica


Central American and Caribbean Crop Improvement Alliance (CACCIA)

Quisqueya University

Principal investigator: Dr. Gael Pressoir

Email CACCIA-Haiti


Center of Innovation for Crop Improvement for East and Southern Africa (CICI-ESA)

Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR)

Principal investigator: Dr. Michael Chipeta

Co-principal investigator: Dr. Jessica J Kampanje-Phiri



Crop Innovation in West Africa (CIWA)

Institut Sénégalais de Recherches Agricoles (ISRA)

Principal investigator: Dr. Ndjido Ardo Kane

Co-principal investigator: Marème Niang Belko

Email CIWA


East African Center of Innovation for Finger Millet and Sorghum (CIFMS)

National Semi arid Resources Research Institute (NaSARRI)

Principal Investigator: Dr. Scovia Adikini


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