Tag: Dr. Jean Baptise

NEWS: PBR Cowpea, An innovation of hope

For generations, Nigerian farmers had battled the relentless scourge of the pod borer, a formidable pest that feasted upon their precious cowpea crops, leaving devastation in its wake. The losses incurred were not merely financial, but also emotional, as hopes and dreams were shattered alongside the ravaged plants. But in the year 2021 the sun […]

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NEWS: Food Production: AATF Commends Farmers For ‘Unwavering Spirit’

The regional representative of the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) for West Africa, Dr. Jean Baptiste has praised the indomitable spirit of African farmers for their unwavering commitment, resilience and dedication to producing food for the population. Baptiste expressed his admiration in a speech delivered during the celebration of the 2023 National Farmer’s Day in […]

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NEWS: WACCI seeks AATF partnership on gene editing

[Accra: November 2, 2022] The West African Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI) has invited the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) to jointly set up a gene editing platform to fast-track crop improvements using modern technologies. This was disclosed by WACCI Associate Director, Prof Kwadwo Ofori, when he received the AATF pod borer research team led […]

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