December 2019

Peter Mlengula Farewell

Download article as PDF AVISA Project and partners are sad to announce the death of one of our colleagues, Peter Mlengula. Death occurred on December 18, 2019. May the earth be light to him. We offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased. Share

Common Bean: the industrial and nutritional solution

Download article as PDF A scientist at Crops Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research is pushing for the adoption of common beans for industrial and nutritional value. Dr. James Asibuo says lessons from Ghana’s neighbours suggest the crop can boost the country’s Gross Domestic Product as well as address iron and...

Inscription de sept (7) variétés améliorées d’arachide au catalogue régional: l’INERA veut continuer sur cette voie

Download article as PDF Au Burkina Faso, avec le projet ICRISAT TL III (International Crops Research Institut for Semi-Arid Tropics-Tropical Legumes phase III) financé par la Fondation Bill et Melinda Gates, sept (7) nouvelles variétés d’arachide ont été inscrites au catalogue régional de l’Afrique de l’Ouest en 2018. Six (6) variétés sont de cycle court...

African Plant Breeders Association launched in Ghana

Download article as PDF The African Plant Breeders Association (APBA) was launched recently to bring together plant breeders from several African nations to work towards achieving food security in Africa through breeding. Dr Sagri Bambangi, Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture in Ghana, urged the breeders to begin conversations on securing the food future of...

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