Fight Cassava Brown Streak Disease and Cassava Mosaic Disease through the Deployment of New Resistant Germplasm and Clean Seed in Burundi and Rwanda

Project goal To address the major outbreaks of CBSD and CMD in Burundi and Rwanda.   Expected outcomes
  • Introduction and testing new varieties with dual resistance to CBSD and CMD.
  • Development of a cassava seed system.
  • Developing the capacity of NARS.
Project locations: Burundi and Rwanda


Tumwegamire , Silver (IITA)

Project duration

Start: 05 April 2017
End: 30 June 2020

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