___________________________________________________________________December 2016

IDRC-DFATD Final Project Meeting, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire: See more

Dr Kra successfully completed a post-doc stay last February 2017 at Sporometrics right after our IDRC-DFATD project concluded!!! We first reported the Cote d’Ivoire LY phytoplasma in cassava, it is a huge food security problem for  Grand-Lahou!!!. Check ‘In the News’!!!!

___________________________________________________________________November 2016
Design and Trials

Asebu design
Nkroful design
Varietal resistance screening trials under IDRC

___________________________________________________________________October 2016
JSIL 2016 Togo Lomé

JSIL 2016 Togo Lome event certificate
JSIL 2016 Togo Lome program

___________________________________________________________________July 2016

Toronto tool lending library
IOM meeting 2016

Training Course and Gender Workshop 

IDRC training course 2016
Presentation training course
Training course phytoplasma UofT July 25-28th-2016
Wet lab gDNA isolation from trunk borings and v4 seq
Gender workshop July 29th 2016
Gender workshop program UofT July 29th
Presentation ANADER DU 29 Juillet 2016
Presentation UNA July-2016
Yaima Friday 29 2016

___________________________________________________________________April 2016

Workshop and Evaluation visit prof Sylvester Dery

April 18-19, 2016
2nd Ghana Workshop ‘Lessons Learnt from the Cape St. Paul Wilt Disease’

Valorisation des résultats de la recherche: un fonds de 500 millions de F CFA mis en place

August 2015 – January 2016
Completed work during this period:

IDRC Program Officer Dr Innocent Butare Visit Summary Report_ Abidjan November 2015
Socio-economic impact CILY and Econometric Model
UNA-ANADER_SUMMARY REPORT ON FIELD SCHOOLS_August 1st 2015 to January 31st 2016
‘Gender Mainstreaming in Project Activities’ Workshop 2015

September 2015
2nd Part Training Course (LAMP + RT-PCR) at CNRA

2nd Part Training-Course LAMP and RT-PCR Protocols
2nd Part Training-Course LAMP and RT-PCR Schedule and List of Participants
ECO RT-PCR Protocol

July 6-10, 2015
Training Course and Gender Workshop at the University of Toronto
Programs and Schedules 

Training-Course Program ‘Advanced Technology for Phytoplasma Research’
Activity Program Social Science Team
Gender Workshop Program
Gender Workshop Poster
Gender Workshop Invited Speakers Bios

Group Materials

Opening Presentations: July 6, 2015

July 7 Presentations:

July 8 and 9 Presentations: Sequencing Methods

Gender Workshop Presentations: July 10, 2015


Attendees Training-Course_Gender Workshop_Page_1 Attendees Training-Course_Gender Workshop_Page_2

May 18-22, 2015
1st Ghana Workshop ‘Lessons Learnt from the Cape St. Paul Wilt Disease’

CSPWD Workshop Program
Chairman’s Address
Attendance List
CSPWD Workshop Report

February 25 – March 3, 2015
UNA Phytoplasma Training Course

A training course was held at UNA with Dr. Yaima Arocha-Rosete (Canada) and Dr. Ndede Yankey (Ghana) as professors to train project partners from UNA and CNRA on the basic lab diagnostic and field identification methods for the phytoplasma associated with lethal yellowing in Côte d’Ivoire.

UNA Phytoplasma Training Course Manual Feb 2015
Schedule and List of Participants
UNA Phytoplasma Training-Course Certificate
Badadon Plant Clinic Report_Boa & Bentley + Annexes

November 19-21, 2014
COWALY affiliates IDRC, SPOROMETRICS, CNRA, and UNA attend a follow-up meeting in Nairobi, Kenya. 

The three-day retreat will engage all steering committee representatives and will give the prime and third-party COWALY contacts a chance to review and discuss in detail the proposed work plan and share resources and updates to align information and refine work plans before field work begins.

Attachment 1: Meeting Schedule
Attachment 2: Gantt chart illustrating how COWALY has proposed to accomplish its deliverables


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