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DIIVA - Sudan / Sorghum

CGIAR’s DIIVA Project

A consolidated database of crop varietal releases, adoption, and research capacity in Africa south of the Sahara

Sudan/Sorghum overview

78%
22%
59.6%
40.4%

6,652,500 hectares of Sorghum in Sudan (DIIVA estimate)

40.4% of this area estimated to be grown with improved varieties in 2009

1998 figures: 5,045,000 hectares / 22% improved varieties

Sudan/Sorghum releases

Total number of released varieties: 23

Sudan/Sorghum adoption

6,652,500 ha of Sorghum in Sudan (DIIVA estimate)
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Sudan/Sorghum researchers

National Agricultural Researchers - Full time equivalents by discipline and education