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         When, Where and How will Tropical Root and Tuber Crops Lead the Next Agri-Food Revolution

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Featured Chairs, Co-Chairs And Speakers

avatar for Meike Andersson

Meike Andersson

HarvestPlus
Senior Researcher Crop Development

Chairs, Co-Chairs And Speakers

C

Chimaroke

National Root Crop Reaserch institute umudike
Research officer
BA

Beatrice Aighewi

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA
Researcher
FA

Francis Alacho

Africa Innovations Institute
Country Manager
avatar for Daniel Alvarez

Daniel Alvarez

HarvestPlus
Food Science and Nutrition Researcher
MA

Maria Andrade

International Potato Center (CIP)
Senior Sweetpotato Breeder for SSA & Asia
avatar for Jorge Andrade-Piedra

Jorge Andrade-Piedra

International Potato Center
Plant pathologist
PR

Prempeh Ruth Naa Ashiokai

CSIR - CROPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
RESEARCH SCIENTIST
avatar for Ranjana Bhattacharjee

Ranjana Bhattacharjee

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA
Molecular Geneticist, BioScience
AB

Adriana Bohorquez

International Center for Tropical Agriculture, CIAT
Ph.D
avatar for Oriaku, L. C

Oriaku, L. C

National Root Crops Research Institute
Research Officer
avatar for Hernán Ceballos

Hernán Ceballos

CIAT
Cassava Breeder
SC

Satish Chandra

ISTRC
Councilor
avatar for Medha Devare

Medha Devare

CGIAR
Module Lead, Big Data Platform
EM

Elohor Mercy Diebiru-Ojo

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA
Asst Specialist Cassava Seed Systems
avatar for Dominique Dufour

Dominique Dufour

CIRAD Qualisud
Researcher
avatar for Luis Duque

Luis Duque

Penn State University
Assistant Research Professor
NT

​Nanam Tay Dziedzoave

CSIR-FOOD RESEARCH INSTITUTE
FORMER DIRECTOR
CE

Chiedozie Egesi

International Institute for Tropical Agriculture, IITA
Project Director
TZ

Thomas zum Felde

International Potato Center (CIP)
Researcher
avatar for Apollin Fotso

Apollin Fotso

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA
Visiting Scientist
avatar for Karen A. Garrett

Karen A. Garrett

CIP / University of Florida
Professor
MG

Martha Giraldo

University of Puerto Rico
Associate professor
avatar for Maruthi Gowda

Maruthi Gowda

Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich
Professor of Molecular Plant Pathology
FG

Frederick Grant

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA
Country Manager (Tanzania) and Scientist
SH

Stefan Hauser

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA
Root & Tuber Systems Agronomist, Agronomy
PI

Paul Ilona

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA
Country Manager
avatar for Daniel R. Jiménez

Daniel R. Jiménez

CIAT
Scientist
avatar for Jenyfer Jimenez

Jenyfer Jimenez

International Center for Tropical Agriculture, CIAT
Research assistant
IK

Isata Kamanda

Njala Agricultural Research Center
Cassava Breeder Biotechnologist
avatar for Nozomi Kawarazuka

Nozomi Kawarazuka

International Potato Center, CIP - Vietnam
Associate Scientist Gender Research, Asia Research
avatar for Brian King

Brian King

CGIAR
Big Data Platform Coordinator
avatar for Jan Kreuze

Jan Kreuze

International Potato Center
Head Crop and System Sciences Division
avatar for Lava Kumar

Lava Kumar

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
Head, Germplasm Health & Virology
avatar for James Legg

James Legg

IITA
Scientist
avatar for Pim Lindhout

Pim Lindhout

Solynta
Head of R&D
avatar for Jan Low

Jan Low

International Potato Center
Principal Scientist
avatar for Jessica Lyons

Jessica Lyons

University of California, Berkeley
Assistant Project Scientist
NM

Norbert Maroya

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA
Project Leader
AM

Alexandre Mello

Embrapa Vegetables
Researcher
LM

Lukas Mueller

Boyce Thompson Institute
Professor
TM

Tawanda Muzhingi

International Potato Center (CIP)
Regional Food Scientist
avatar for Hemant Nitturkar

Hemant Nitturkar

CIP
Project Director
DN

Damien Njoku

National Root Crops Research Institute Umudike
Research Scientist
IN

INNOCENT Nwankwo

Root rops Research Institute
Research Officer
avatar for Benjamin Chukwuemeka Okoye

Benjamin Chukwuemeka Okoye

NATIONAL ROOT CROPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE UMUDIKE
Research Scientist
EP

Elizabeth Parks

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA
Breeder
avatar for Srinivasulu Rajendran

Srinivasulu Rajendran

International Potato Center, CIP
Agricultural Economist
avatar for Francisco Saborio

Francisco Saborio

Universidad de Costa Rica
Researcher
avatar for Vito Severiano Sandifolo

Vito Severiano Sandifolo

CAVA Malawi
Country Manager
LS

Lateef Sanni

Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta
Professor
avatar for Marc Schut

Marc Schut

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
Senior Scientist
avatar for Michael  Gomez Selvaraj

Michael Gomez Selvaraj

CIAT
Leader CIAT phenomics platform
JS

Julian Smith

Fera Science Ltd
International Partnerships
avatar for Matilda Steiner-Asiedu

Matilda Steiner-Asiedu

UNIVERSITY OF GHANA
Professor
IY

Isaak Yosief Tecle

Cornell University
Bioinformatics Researcher
avatar for Mathias Tembo

Mathias Tembo

Zambia Agriculture Research Institute, Mount Makulu Research Station
Senior Agricultural Research Officer
avatar for Eugene Terry

Eugene Terry

ATECHO and Associates
avatar for Graham Thiele

Graham Thiele

International Potato Center - RTB
Program Director, CPR RTB Program
avatar for Andrew Westby

Andrew Westby

University of Greenwich
Director