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Bill & Melinda Gates offers US$28 million grant to support cassava research project aimed at boosting the crop’s productivity

By Zablon Oyugi The Bill & Melinda Gates Agricultural Innovations (Gates Ag One) has offered US$28 million (€25.8 million) grant to Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) to…

Improved cassava pest control tool

Researchers have developed a cheaper, more time effective molecular diagnostic tool that accurately identifies different subgroups of cassava whiteflies, bemisia tabaci. The team behind this…