DAPIS

DAPIS: “Designing appropriate agronomic and processing practices for pineapple supply chains in Benin (DAPIS)” Funded by: science division within the Netherlands Organizations for Scientific Research (NOW)/(WOTRO) through the Applied Research Funds (ARF), Duration: 36 months (October 2015 – September 2018 with extension until September 2019). Cost: € 272644 Aim: Pineapple producers, fresh pineapple exporters, traders and…

Cleonomics

Utilizing the genome of the vegetable species Cleome gynandra (spider plant) for the development of improved cultivars for the West and East African markets A. Popular summary Spider plant is a traditional leafy vegetable with a great potential for improving health and nutrition in Africa. The project aims to develop high-yielding and nutrient-rich spider plant…

GENES

Mobilty for plant genomics scholars to accelerate climate/smart adaptation options and food security in Africa (GENES) is financed by European Union EACEA and will last 4 years. Main objective GENES Project aims at increasing the number of trained and qualified high-level molecular plant breeders in Africa through integrated intra-African program Specific Objectives: 1) Produce for…