PROJECT OUTREACHES

on Thursday, March 6, 2014
The cassava disease diagnostic project team members, recently conducted a series of outreaches and baseline data surveys in different countries with different cassava stakeholders
Dr. Peter Sseruwagi showing farmers how to plant a cassava variety known as Mumba which came from Central Tanzania (Dodoma region).
Outreach Going on!!!!
Dr. Joseph Ndunguru explaining to Upendo group farmers from MKINGA village in Mbinga district how to plant Mumba variety from central Tanzania, also this is a demo sites in Ruvuma region.
Improved cassava clean plant lets known as Mumba from Central Tanzania.
Senior reporter for the Guardian news paper, Gerald Kitabu(left) listening to Dr. Peter SSeruwagi on cassava disease management.




The acting director general of Tanzania official seed certification Institute (TOSCI) Tasiana Maingu (left) showing scientists from MARI, a purity lab at Sokoine University (SUA).
Project team talking to the Dean of Faculty of Agriculture Dr. Solange Uhituze at the University of Rwanda in Butare
Project team members discussing with the Assistant Commisioner Ms Florence Tumuboine of the Plant Health and Seed Certification of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries in Entebbe, Uganda
Project team members  at cassava processing plant run by Ituze Cooperative in Rwanda in February 2014
 Dr Peter Sseruwagi and Marie Kanyange examining dried cassava at a farmers house in Southern    Rwanda.
Project team members discussing with leaders of a Ituze farmers Cooperative in Rwanda.
Dr Joseph Ndunguru and Marie Kanyange admiring fresh and nice cassava roots at Kinazi Cassava Plant recently in Rwanda.
         Cassava project team members visiting the tissue culture lab at Rubona in Rwanda
           Project team members at Nakasongola District Famers Association in Uganda
Project members at BioCrops Uganda limited, a private tissue culture facility in Uganda
Dr. Joseph Ndunguru and the other project team members talking to a cassava farmer (Justina Ssenku) seriously afftected by cassava brown streak disease in Nakasongola in Uganda
Project team members at KEPHIS in Kenya
Dr. Joseph Ndunguru, Fred Tairo and other project members holding a discussion at BECA, in Nairobi, Kenya
Project team inspecting cassava breeders trial at KARI - MTWAPA in Kenya.The team was hosted by Dr. Theresia Monga.
Dr. Peter Sseruwagi examining virus indexed cassava in a green house at KARI - NJORO in Kenya during a recent visit


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