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Training Workshop on BBTD Diagnostics and Surveillance

IITA planned a training workshop on “Banana bunchy top disease (BBTD) diagnosis, surveillance and emergency response” from 14th to 16th ...
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BBTD Awareness Day in Cameroon

Farmers day was organized to generate awareness about the Banana bunchy top virus (BBTV) disease in Amban City Hall, Cameroon ...
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5th International Meeting of the BBTD ALLIANCE, 18 – 21 June 2018, Cotonou

Multidisciplinary team of experts from Africa, Australia, Europe and USA will meet for the annual review and planning meeting of ...
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IITA hosts “Alliance” workshop on Banana Bunchy Top Disease (BBTD)

Consolidating the progress on Learning Alliance efforts to address the impact of the Banana Bunchy Top Virus (BBTV) disease in ...
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Event: Training course on Diagnosis of Banana Bunchy Top Virus Infections in Banana

Training course on Diagnosis of Banana Bunchy Top Virus Infections in Banana will hold between 6th April, 2017 to 14th April, ...
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A new project to control bunchy top disease in West Africa launched by The University of Queensland

A project aimed at boosting banana production and improving livelihoods of banana farmers in communities blighted by the banana bunchy ...
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The BBTV ALLIANCE team rendezvous in Nigeria

Multidisciplinary team of experts meet in IITA, Nigeria, to take stock and discuss plans to stop the further spread of ...
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Campaign to stop BBTD in Nigeria

The ‘Stop Bunchy Top’ campaign to prevent the spread of the Banana Bunchy Top Disease (BBTD) in Nigeria was launched ...
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Farmer field days rising awareness about banana bunchy top

On 2 September, IITA organized a field day for farmers and extension workers in Idologun, Ogun State, as part of ...
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Alliance organized a training course on banana virus diagnostics

The BBTD Alliance partners – Bioversity, CIRAD and IITA – have organized a training course on ‘Banana virus diagnostics for ...
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Alliance reviews pilot control strategies for banana bunchy top disease in Africa

Members of the Alliance for Banana Bunchy Top Disease (BBTD) Control in Africa met at IITA, Ibadan, Nigeria, 9-14 March, ...
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Acting together against banana diseases in Africa

More than 70 million people in 15 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa depend on banana for their livelihood and food supply ...
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