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Picture of Lava Kumar giving a presentation during the Phytosanitary Awareness Week in IITA, Ibadan,Nigeria.

GHU highlights the impact of CGIAR on germplasm conservation and distribution

IITA‘s Germplasm Health Unit (GHU)—as part of the CGIAR Genebank Platform—and its stakeholders lead the celebration of Phytosanitary Awareness Week, 23-27 October, at IITA.

Picture of Tonny Omwansa, Director, Research Support; Hilde Koper, Deputy Director General, Corporate Services; and Robert Asiedu, Director, West Africa Hub, and Lava Kumar, Head Germplasm Health Unit, launch GHU Online.

Germplasm Health Unit launches single access point platform

IITA’s Germplasm Health Unit (GHU) commissioned the “GHU Online” platform on 31 July at IITA Ibadan as a comprehensive resource for managing research services and data on germplasm health.