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Six Theme Leaders Appointed

posted Apr 23, 2012, 7:20 AM by v.gwinner@cgxchange.org
The Roots, Tubers, and Bananas has seven key themes, each of which will have a designated leader. Leaders come from the different partner CGIAR Centers. Six have been chosen to date, including:

 

Leader

Theme

Theme Title

Center

Specialities

Roux, Nicholas

1

Genetic Resources

Bioversity

Montpellier, France - Banana, genetics, musa net

Becerra, Augusto

2

Development of Varieties

CIAT

Cali, Colombia - Cassava genetics, molecular genetics, accelerating breeding

Hanna, Rachid

3

Managing pests and diseases

IITA

Cameroon - Entomologist, IPM

Ortiz, Oscar

4

High quality planting material

CIP

Peru - Agronomist, participatory research and training, ICM

Hauser, Stefan

5

Ecologically robust cropping systems

IITA

Nigeria - Soil physicist, looking at yam, casaba, plantain

Dufour, Dominique

6

Post harvest and markets

CIRAD/CIAT

Colombia - Tropical starchy crops, processing, add value, etc


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