Genomic Tools for Sweetpotato Improvement (GT4SP) Development project
Yencho, George (Craig) Craig


  Zhao-Bang Zeng | Bode A Olukolu | Lina Maria Quesada

This project will develop modern genomic, genetic, and bioinformatics tools to facilitate crop improvement and improve genetic gains in sweetpotato, an important food security and cash crop with highly recognized potential to alleviate hunger, vitamin A deficiency, and poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), and predominantly grown in small plot holdings by poor women farmers.

  Australia | Ghana | Kenya | Peru | Uganda
  09/01/2014 - 08/31/2018
Institutional Partner(s):
  Cornell University, USA | Crop Research Institute (CRI), Ghana | International Potato Center (CIP) (Centro Internacional de la Papa), Peru | Michigan State University (MSU), USA | National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO), Uganda | National Crops Resources Research Institute (NaCRRI), Uganda | University of Queensland (UQ), Australia | Biosciences eastern and central Africa-International Livestock Research Institute (BecA-ILRI), Kenya
Funding Agency(s)/Sponsor(s):
  Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF)

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