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KT is pleased to share with you our recipe of the month, Mangai, that has been kindly contributed by Dr Annia Matikiti from University of Zimbabwe. Enjoy/Bon Appetit!

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Many congratulations to Mr Shamir Misango, Dr Reuben Otsyula and Dr Esther Arunga on their research article entitled ‘Resistance to Pythium root rot and anthracnose among Kenyan common bean genotypes and marker-assisted introgression of resistance genes’ published in the Journal of Crop Improvement. Further reading can be found here.

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A warm welcome to Mark-Sharbel Asman who joins us in our KT office in Oxfordshire as the new project administrator. Mark has a science background and is also multilingual. Follow this link to know more about Mark.

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Calling all final year Undergraduate students in crop sciences, agriculture, biology or similar. The University of Cambridge has a new MPhil (Masters) programme in Crop Sciences starting in October 2023. Bursaries are available to widen participation.


Please click here for further details on the course and how to apply. Please note, funding deadline is on 5th January 2023.

Please note that there are also specific bursaries for African students available. See here for details.

Main consortia

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African Bean Consortium (ABC)

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African Cowpea Programme (ACP)

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Stress Tolerant Orphan Legumes (STOL)

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