Skip to main content

Table 1 BioCassava Plus Project consortium partners

From: Developing GM super cassava for improved health and food security: future challenges in Africa

Project consortium partners Roles Country
Major consortium partners   
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center (DDPSC) Overall project management and scientific leadership, product development, communication, biosafety and regulatory affairs, intellectual property rights (IPRs), technical affairs and finance USA
National Root Crop Research Institute (NRCRI) Finance, crop breeding, laboratory, field trials and logistics Nigeria
Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) Crop breeding, laboratory and field trials Kenya
Other consortium partners   
International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) Cassava breeding and genetic transformation, field trials Colombia
International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Cassava breeding, nutrition assessment Nigeria
Ohio State University Cassava genetic transformation USA
University of Bath Cassava genetic transformation UK
Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Cassava genetic transformation Switzerland
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Donor USA
Monsanto Donor USA