Interested in the subject of Cassava viruses, the Cassava Virus Action Project, or other projects? Here are some resources – please let us know if you would like to add your project or other links.

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Cassava- Kiroba in Tanzania

The Ugandan team is working on many important crops and information about the their research can be found here: National Agricultural Research Organisation, National Crops Resources Research Institute

In addition, the Mikocheni Agricultural Research Institute is a leader in agricultural research in Tanzania.

West African Virus Epidemiology (WAVE) is a research project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation that aims to understand the cassava viruses threats in West Africa to smallholder farmers in the region.

The Cassava Whitefly Project is run out of the University of Greenwich and funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. It has broad scientific and societal goals including understanding the genomics of Cassava viruses and resistance patterns in the crop itself.

Whitefly mtCOI data is curated in Whiteflybase.

A range of scientific papers describe genomic analysis of the Cassava Viruses.

Support Precision Agriculture

This TED blog describes the early phase of our project to use genomics to fight Cassava Whitefly, with background on the disease and situation.  This TED talk does the same: