1ST ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING FOR DISEASE DIAGNOSTICS FOR SUSTAINABLE CASSAVA PRODUCTIVITY IN AFRICA PROJECT PHASE 2 IN NAMPULA - MOZAMBIQUE

on Thursday, October 31, 2013

This was the 1st annual general meeting for 2nd phase of this project that comprises of seven countries Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Zambia, Rwanda, Malawi and Mozambique, the aim of this annual general meeting was to discuss the issues that concerning the project in phase 2.
Project staffs listening careful presentation from Dr. Kiddo Mtunda(in front), this picture was taken at Hotel Milenio in Nampula - Mozambique.
Project staffs shake hands with farmers after getting information about the disease that affect cassava in their area. 
Happy moment!!A farmer enjoying conversation with staffs not in picture!! this was taken during a field visit in Nampula - Mozambique.
A farmer from Nampula - Mozambique explaining to Project staffs, how cassava disease have been affecting his produce.
Its time for recording!!!!Mr. Camera person recording the event, this was taken during the field visit in Nampula- Mozambique
Its time for field!!Project staffs in the Bus
Project co├Ârdinator Dr. Joseph Ndunguru (2nd right) sitting with students (Masters students and Phd students).
A group photo (Project staffs).
Dr. Joseph Ndunguru (centre) following the discussion, on his left is Mozambique country team leader Nurbibi Cossa and on his right is Prof. Linda from North Caroline University (USA).
Dr. Fred Tairo chair the meeting.
The guest of honor!!! opening the annual general meeting.
High table listening to Dr. Fred Tairo not in picture who was the chair of the meeting.

THE VISIT OF SRI - LANKA COCONUT MINISTER TO MIKOCHENI AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE.

on Saturday, October 19, 2013
MARI welcomed the visit of Sri lanka coconut development minister Mr. Jagath Pushkumara who recently come to tanzania to learn about coconut development in Tanzania , this came after the president of Sri lanka Mr. Mahindra Rajapaksa who come to visit tanzania for cementing the bilateral cooperation between Tanzania and Sri lanka in areas of agricultural, commerce and tourism.
Sri Lanka delegation listening to Minister of agricultural, food and cooperatives in Tanzania Eng. Christopher Chiza, others are Director of research and development, representatives from Ministry of foreign affairs and officer in Charge from MARI.
Tanzania director of research and development Dr. Fidelis Myaka received a gift from Sri lanka Coconut development minister Mr. Jagath Pushkumara.
Dr. Aloyce kullaya received a gift from Sri lanka coconut minister Mr. Jagath Pushkumara looking on is Dr. Joseph Ndunguru officer incharge at MARI.
Assistant to Minister of coconut development in Sri lanka give brief information about coconut development in Sri lanka.
MARI staffs listening the presentation made by Sri lanka delegation led by coconut development minister Mr. Jagath Pushkumara.