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East African Highland Bananas, a staple crop of the poor in the Great Lakes region of Africa.

Wednesday, 25. May 2011 14:29

This blog site will highlight all news, research and information regarding East African Highland Bananas, a staple crop of the poor in the Great Lakes region of Africa. The site is maintained by PhD student Mercy Kitavi who is funded by Irish Aid and IITA to conduct food security relevant research on East African Higland bananas, with help and encouragement from Prof Charlie Spillane (Botany and Plant Science, NUI Galway, Ireland) and Dr. Jim Lorenzen (IITA banana breeding program, Tanzania) in whose research groups Mercy is conducting her research.

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