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 de…

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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 on 20th November 2018, to inform “bunchy top” infected plants are not “suckers”, how to recognize disease infected plants and means of eradication. Event co-hosted by IITA and MINAGRI as…

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