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.
- Yam seeds produced from Semi-Autotrophic Hydroponics (SAH) plants are currently being harvested by the Yam Breeding team with some tubers […]
- The AfricaYam Project is making good and steady progress three years after inauguration. The Projects’ impressive scorecard were enumerated by […]