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VISION

Be a leading Plant Genetic Resources and Horticultural Research Group of excellenceRead More »

MISSION

In pursuing excellence in Africa in its core functions of generating knowledge on plant genetic resources and using it to improve people’s liveRead More »

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RECENT NEWS & EVENTS

GBioS participates in the Regional meeting for the official launch of the 2nd phase of the Cowpea Atlas project in Thiès, Senegal

Following the launch of the 2nd phase of the Cowpea Atlas Project (October 2022-July 2023), aiming at developing a virtual platform on cowpea, a delegation from GBioS participated in the regional meeting organised in the premises of CERAAS in Senegal. The objective of this meeting was to facilitate consultation between the implementing partners on the…

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Training in conservation and utilization of vegetable genetic resources: GBioS researchers equipped with new knowledge

As part of the Taiwan African Vegetable Initiative (TAVI) project, a delegation led by Professor Enoch Achigan-Dako represented the Genetics, Biotechnology and Seed Science Laboratory at a training session in Arusha, Tanzania . This training, held at the World Vegetable Center Eastern and Southern Africa, focused on conservation and utilization of vegetable genetic resources, with…

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Scientific research facing the challenges of sustainable production and the valorization of the tomato in a context of climate change

As part of the promotion of the tomato sector in West Africa, a consortium of agricultural research institutes is organising a scientific symposium from 27 to 29 July 2022.The main objective of this meeting between researchers and other actors working on tomato in the sub-region is to capitalise on research achievements and technological innovations.

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BIOVALOR: A new partnership for bio economy and entrepreneurship at the Faculty of Agronomic Sciences of the University of Abomey-Calavi

From 8 to 13 November 2021, a technical meeting was held to establish contact, plan and prepare for the launch of the Biovalor project: « Strengthening the skills approach and entrepreneurial culture in higher agronomic training: levers for professional integration and the development of the bio-economy in Benin ».

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Latest Publications

Genome-wide diversity analysis suggests divergence among Upper Guinea and the Dahomey Gap populations of the Sisrè berry (Syn: miracle fruit) plant (Synsepalum dulcificum [Schumach. & Thonn.] Daniell) in West Africa

Tchokponhoué, D. A., Achigan-Dako, E. G., Sognigbé, N., Nyadanu, D., Hale, I., Odindo, A. O., & Sibiya, J. (2023). Genome-wide diversity analysis suggests divergence among Upper Guinea and the Dahomey Gap populations of the Sisrè berry (Syn: miracle fruit) plant (Synsepalum dulcificum [Schumach. & Thonn.] Daniell) in West Africa. The Plant Genome, 1–17. https://doi.org/10.1002/tpg2.20299

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Morphological variability of Euphorbia sepium N.E. Br. across the Sudanian and Sudano-Guinean zones of Benin Republic (West Africa): Implications for conservation

Imorou, l., Goudou, H. G., Fassinou-Hotegni, N. V., Togbe, E. C., Bello, D. O., Adoukonou-Sagbadja, H., & Ahoton, l. E. (2022). Morphological variability of Euphorbia sepium NE Br. across the Sudanian and Sudano-Guinean zones of Benin Republic (West Africa): Implications for conservation. Journal of Applied Research on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, 31:100424. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jarmap.2022.100424

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