Expression of Interest to attend Launch Conference & ECR Training Workshop

22nd March 2018

The CONNECTED Africa Launch Conference will be held in Kampala on 7th – 9th May 2018 The conference will run over three days, with one day on site at the NaCRRI Research Institute in Namulonge. ECR Training Workshop: Kampala on 10th – 11th May 2018 Immediately following…

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New team members

17th November 2017

We’re delighted to welcome two new members to the CONNECTED team. Dr Nina Ockendon-Powell joins us as Network Manager, sharing the role with Dr Diane Hird. Richard Wyatt is our new Communications Officer. Nina has a PhD in comparative transcriptomics, and brings recent…

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Review of cassava brown streak disease

7th November 2017

A new review of cassava brown streak disease (CBSD) has just been published – ‘Cassava brown streak disease: historical timeline, current knowledge and future prospects’ by Tomlinson et al. Cassava is the second most important staple food crop in Africa, however crop productivity…

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