Kwasi Asiedu

August 18, 2017
Picture of IITA scientists discussing about the YamBase platform.

Seminar on “YamBase: Integrating breeding tools to speed up yam breeding activities and data management in West Africa. Where are we?”

Dr. Agre Paterne, Molecular Breeding Analyst and Mr. Afolabi Agbona, Database Curator/Data Analyst present a seminar on “YamBase: Integrating breeding tools […]
August 7, 2017
Group picture at Bohicon during the workshop

YamBase workshop

Date: 02 – 24 April 2017 Target countries: Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Benin and Nigeria Breeding program: CSIR-SARI Tamale (Ghana), CSIR-CRI Kumasi […]
July 26, 2017

Nigeria Collaborating With IITA

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is conducting research regarding yam seed multiplication that could enable Nigeria to quadruple […]
June 30, 2017
Picture of Ladi Adaikwu, right, and her business partner, Musa Ogbeba, run one of the few high-quality seed yam shops in central Nigeria.

Scientists Try To Break Nigeria’s Cycle Of Replanting Bad Yams

Ladi Adaikwu’s top-shelf merchandise is hidden in a mud-brick shed in a warren of narrow alleyways in Angwan-Dodo, a farming […]
June 14, 2017

Scientists gather to compare notes on status of genetic improvement of yam in Africa

This week, progress on research efforts geared towards the improvement of the genetic potential and productivity of two most cultivated […]
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