This project will develop specific research tools for African cassava virologists and breeders, which will assist their research and work to improve cassava productivity and sustainability in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). It aims to minimize both the occurrence as well as impact of cassava virus diseases and their associated insect (whitefly) vectors.
Dates: 22-01-2013 to 30-09-2017 | Funder: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Lead organisation: NRI, UK
- Mikocheni Agricultural Research Institute (MARI), Tanzania Mikocheni Agricultural Research Institute (MARI), Tanzania
- National Crops Resources Research Institute (NaCRRI), Uganda
- University of Bristol, UK