Cassava Growth Markets

Improving the livelihoods of smallholder cassava farmers through better access to growth markets

2016

  • Andrew Westby (2016) Root and Tuber Crops – Postharvest issues. Plenary oral presentation at the First World Congress on Root and Tuber Crops, January 18-22, Nanning, China.
  • Training on Gender and Root and Tuber Value Chains (September 2016) of CG staff under the GREAT programme, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
  • Otti Gerald, Bouvaine Sophie, Maruthi M. N. (2016). Assessment of allele-specific expression in Cassava brown streak virus-infected cassava germplasm. Poster presentation at the First World Congress on Root and Tuber Crops, January 18-22, Nanning, China.
  • Otti Gerald, Bouvaine Sophie, Kimata Bernadetha, Mkamillo Geoffrey, Kumar P. Lava, Tomlins Keith, Maruthi M. N. (2016). Multiplex real time PCR assay for the simultaneous quantification of DNA and RNA viruses infecting cassava, and its application for testing field samples. Oral presentation at the First World Congress on Root and Tuber Crops, January 18-22, Nanning, China.
  • Maruthi M. N., Otti G. and Bouvaine S. (2016). Transcriptional Response of Virus-Infected Cassava and Identification of Sources of Resistance for CBSD. Poster presentation at the First World Congress on Root and Tuber Crops, January 18-22, Nanning, China.
  • Keith Tomins (2016) Turning waste into gains for Cassava - Experiences from Africa and Asia, Ed. C.M. Fauquet, Electronic Proceedings of the First World Congress on Root and Tuber Crops, Nanning, Guangxi, China, January 18-22
  • Richard Lamboll, Valerie Nelson, Helena Posthumus, Adrienne Martin, Kolawole Adebayo, Francis Alacho, Nanam Dziedzoave, Grace Mahende, Vito Sandifolo, Lateef Sanni, Louise Abayomi, Andrew Graffham, Rory Hillocks and Andrew Westby* (2016). Scaling up smallholder inclusive cassava value chains in Africa – lessons learned. Ed. C.M. Fauquet, Electronic Proceedings of the First World Congress on Root and Tuber Crops, Nanning, Guangxi, China, January 18-22, 2016. Presentation S17-06 # 2246 3189
  • Andrew Marchant* and Idowu Adeoyu (2016). Evaluation of, and improvements to, mechanical de-watering prior to small scale, high temperature casava drying systems. Ed. C.M. Fauquet, Electronic Proceedings of the First World Congress on Root and Tuber Crops, Nanning, Guangxi, China, January 18-22, 2016. Presentation S17-11 # 4694 3172

2015

  • Sanni, L. O. (2015). Drying for wealth, food security and nation building. 49th Inaugural Lecture Presented to over 4000 participants from government, private and institutions at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta on the 21st May, 2015.

2014

  • Tomlins, K. I., (2014). Let them eat root and tuber crops: Is consumer acceptance important, Ind. Soc. Root Crops, 5th H.H. Sree Visakham Thirunal Endowment lecture, CTCRI, Thiruvananthapuram, 17th May 2014

2013

  • Tomlins, K. I. (2013). Postharvest value addition and making gains from losses of Root and Tuber Crops, Lead lecture at ISTRC-AB, Accra, Ghana, Sept 2013
  • Maruthi MN, (2013). Cassava brown streak virus disease – understanding a difficult disease for providing effective control. In: International conference on tropical roots and tubers for sustainable livelihood under changing agro climate, 09–12 July, CTCRI Thiruvananthapuram, India.
  • African Root Crop Researchers Brainstorm on Food Security, Accra, Ghana, 4 November, 2013.
  • Keith Tomlins presented the lead lecture (Processing and Value Addition of Root and Tuber Crops in the 21st Century) at the international conference on tropical roots and tubers for sustainable livelihood under changing agro-climate (ICTRT July 2013), at Thiruvananthapuram, India. Jointly organised by the Indian Society for Root Crops (ISRC) and Central Tuber Crops Research Institute (CTCRI). Here is the presentation:

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