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TAAT collaborates with CORAF on implementation assessment of Harmonized Regional Seed Regulation

TAAT collaborates with CORAF on implementation assessment of Harmonized Regional Seed Regulation

Major actors of the seed industry in West Africa met in the Senegalese capital, Dakar, on 11-12 June to assess progress made in implementing the harmonized regional seed regulation. The Harmonized Regional Seed Regulation was adopted in 2008 by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and in 2009 by the West African Economic…

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Building regional capacity to contain Banana Bunchy Top Disease (BBTD) spread in West Africa

A training workshop on “Banana Bunchy Top Disease (BBTD) diagnosis, surveillance and emergency response” was held 14 to 16 January 2019 at IITA, Ibadan, Nigeria. The workshop, sponsored by the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (CRP-RTB), was attended by 20 participants from Togo – Direction de la Protection des Végétaux (DPV), Institut…

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