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Ms Lominda Afedraru

August 27th, 2013

Prof Willi Meyers

August 27th, 2013

Mr Yakubu Abdul Majeed

August 27th, 2013

Mr Paschal Boris Bagonza

August 26th, 2013

My grandmother: Why I became a cocoa researcher

August 26th, 2013

In this lively video, Dr. Anna Muyiwa of The Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria tells the story of how her grandmother’s cocoa farming – and the challenges she faced from pests and diseases – inspired her to become a cocoa …

Why does banana research matter to Africa’s farmers?

August 26th, 2013

Graham Thiele, Director of CGIAR’s Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas explains why these difficult to reproduce crops are so important for Africa’s farmers, especially in …

Can biosciences help Africa’s small farmers?

August 24th, 2013

Biosciences for Farming in Africa (B4FA) Project Leader, Sir Brian Heap, interviews Dr. Roshan Abdallah, Chief Research Scientist at the Tropical Pesticides Research Institute (TPRI), about her work and the challenges and opportunities for biosciences in …

Why does banana research matter to Africa’s farmers?

August 24th, 2013

Graham Thiele, Director of CGIAR’s Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas explains why these difficult to reproduce crops are so important for Africa’s farmers, especially in …

African farmers could soon grow virus-resistant cassava

August 11th, 2013

Cassava that resists two of the most severe viruses may soon reach Africa. Developed by researchers in Switzerland, a recently published story reveals that the new variety is successful at resisting the brown streak and mosaic viruses in addition to being drought resistant.  The researchers from the Swiss Federal Institute of …

Ms Adelaide Arthur

August 11th, 2013