The project is implemented through a partnership between Bioversity International (grant manager), the International Foundation for Science (IFS; Sweden), the African Network for Agriculture, Agroforestry and Natural Resources Education (ANAFE; Kenya), and three African universities: Africa University (Zimbabwe), Laboratory of Agricultural Biodiversity and Tropical Plant Breeding (LAAPT; Benin), and University of Nairobi (Kenya).

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Associated organizations

Three additional organizations are key collaborators in carrying out project activities: Excel Hort Consult Ltd (Uganda),  Global Horticulture Initiative (GlobalHort; Germany), and West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD; Senegal).

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Funding organizations

The project is supported by the ACP Science & Technology Programme, implemented by the ACP Secretariat and funded by the European Union, with co-financing from project partners and the CGIAR Research Programmes on Policies Institutions and Markets (PIM) and Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS).

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