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First report of Lethal Yellowing outbreak in Côte d’Ivoire (2013). Click here
Another initial report on the Lethal Yellowing eruption in Côte d’Ivoire (2013). Click here
Report confirming the association of the CSPW phytoplasma found in Ghanaian coconut palms and lethal yellowing emergence in the Ivory Coast. Click here
Press release highlighting Sporometrics (Canadian) involvement in the Lethal Yellowing spread. Click here
Yaima Arocha-Rosete, J.L. Konan Konan, Atta H. Diallo, K. Allou, and J.A. Scott. Identification and molecular characterization of the phytoplasma associated with the a lethal yellowing-type disease coconut in Côte d’Ivoire. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, Volume 36, Issue 2 (2014): 141-150
COWALY meets with Ivorian partners in Grand-Lahou to set plans to salvage Coconut production in West Africa and to address socio-economic and gender-based challenges (2014). Click here
Ottawa announces COWALY project (2014). Click here
IDRC makes official announcement of the project (December 2014). Click here
Ethical Review. Click here
Yaima Arocha-Rosete, J.L. Konan Konan, Atta H. Diallo, K. Allou, and J.A. Scott. Click Here Phytopathogenic Mollicutes, Volume 5, Issue 1 (January 2, 2015): S57-S58
Une foire sur le cocotier a eu lieu dans la localité de Badadon (Grand-Lahou) Click Here
Lueur: UNE FOIRE POUR “RESSUSCITER” LES COCOTERAIES DE GRAND-LAHOU. (2015) Click Here
COWALY team concludes Toronto training week with a Gender Workshop (2015). Click here for article.
Clear Life Magazine interviews Dr. Yaima Arocha Rosete (March 2016, pg 25). Click here for full article!
UNA Training to ANADER March 2016
Socio-economic impact of the coconut lethal yellowing disease on Ivorian smallholder coconut farm families (September 2016). Click here for article
IDRC CILY short story plant clinics&field schools(December 2016). Click here for article.
Appreciation Words from Canadian Ambassador in Abidjan April 2016 Click Here to View.
New Disease Report 2017: New Disease Report. 2016. Cote d’Ivoire lethal yellowing phytoplasma in cassava in Grand-Lahou.
Summer Student University of Toronto Microbial diversity in coconut palms affected by CILY:
Dr Yaima Arocha Rosete from Sporometrics Inc. invited to 2017 AGRF (African Green revolution Forum) in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, September 2017 to present “South-North partnership in Agricultural Research for Development. Lessons learnt from the coconut disease project in Côte d’Ivoire”: AGRF 2017 Invitation, AGRF 2017 Program