We focus on the genetic improvement of White and Water Yam
The Africayam project has 3 primary outcomes which includes
Active yam breeding programs in four countries in West Africa (Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana and Benin) capable of developing and regularly releasing new varieties suited to market demand and local conditions
Improved efficiency of yam breeding programs through use of faster and more precise tools and methods
Improved yam genotypes adapted to production systems and suited to market preferences nominated for release.
- The AfricaYam Project Leader, Dr. Patrick Adebola and IITA Yam Breeder, Dr. Asrat Amele recently visited Boyce Thompson Institute, BTI […]
- The AfricaYam project held a 3-Day Training Workshop on ‘R’ Statistic in Abuja, Nigeria from the 30th of March to […]
- The AfricaYam project held a 1-Day Training Workshop on YamBase in Abuja, Nigeria on the 29th of March 2019. The […]