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Solanum aethiopicum is an important vegetable widely cultivated and utilized in most African countries. The crop is rich in micronutrients and surplus produce can be sold in local and regional markets to generate income. Despite its importance, very little research has been done on the crop. Afri-SOL is undertaking a whole genome sequencing (WGS) of

The launch of a project entitled ‘Enhancing nutrition security and incomes through adding value to indigenous vegetables in East and Central Uganda.’ The project is birthed from an EU initiative for enhancing African European Partnerships on Agricultural Research for Development (PAEPARD) funded through Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA). Launched on Monday 3rd November

We were privileged to conduct a training with farmers in Jinja on proper seed preparation methods. During this training, Dr. Elizabeth Kizito conducted a practical session and demonstrated how this can be achieved.