In the media

  1. No crop left behind: Improving the plants that Africans eat and breeders neglect(PDFhttps://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21731614-nutrition-and-genetics-africa-improving-plants-africans-eat-and
  2. News releases http://www.dowagro.com/en-us/newsroom/pressreleases
  3. African Orphan Crops Consortium Tackles 101 Crop Genomes Training in Africa https://www.genomeweb.com/genetic-research/african-orphan-crops-consortium-tackles-101-crop-genomes-training-africa?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=GWDN%20Thurs%20PM%202018-01-18&utm_term=GW%20Daily%20News%20Bulletin
  4. UC Davis and Dow AgroSciences Team with Consortium to Advance African Orphan Crops http://news.plantsciences.ucdavis.edu/2018/01/24/uc-davis-and-dow-agrosciences-team-with-consortium-to-advance-african-orphan-crops/
  5. Event: “African Orphan Crops” in the Plant and Animal Genome Conference XXVI January 17 2018 in San Diego, CA  https://pag.confex.com/pag/xxvi/meetingapp.cgi/Session/4974
  6. Promoting neglected and underutilized crops: FAO & African Orphan Crops Consortium try to safeguard valuable food resources  https://www.morningagclips.com/promoting-neglected-and-underutilized-crops/
  7. Meet man who will not rest until he sees farmers growing 101 neglected crops  http://www.nation.co.ke/business/seedsofgold/farmers-growing-101-neglected-crops/2301238-3943102-hqsk3y/
  8. Illumina Announces African Orphan Crops Consortium to Receive Agricultural Greater Good Initiative Grant 8 January 2015 http://www.illumina.com/company/news-center/press-releases/press-release-details.html?newsid=2004944
  9. Video: Beyond the Chocolate Bar – How Mars is Helping Smallholder Farmers 18 February 2015 http://www.farmingfirst.org/2015/02/video-beyond-the-chocolate-bar-how-mars-is-helping-smallholder-farmers/#more-12748
  10. African Orphan Crops Consortium Receives Agricultural Grant To Help Tackle Malnutrition. 21 January 2015. http://3blmedia.com/News/African-Orphan-Crops-Consortium-Receives-Agricultural-Grant-Help-Tackle-Malnutrition#sthash.Q9nhX5Cx.dpuf
  11. Enhanced crops to help fight hunger in Africa February 14 2015. http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/Enhanced-crops-to-help-fight-hunger-in-Africa-/-/2558/2624064/-/vo431r/-/index.html
  12. New plant breeders trained to transform ‘orphan’ crops. 12 January 2015 http://www.scidev.net/sub-saharan-africa/education/news/transforming-orphan-crops.html
  13. Decoding ‘orphan crop’ genomes could save millions of lives in Africa. 2 June 2013 http://www.theguardian.com/science/2013/jun/02/genetic-mapping-plan-to-boost-africa-crops
  14. Mapping the Genomes of Africa’s ‘Orphan’ Crops. 26 August 2014 http://foodtank.com/news/2014/08/mapping-the-genome-of-africas-orphan-crops
  15. Improving the African Yam Bean – neglected crop 14 July 2014 http://blog.worldagroforestry.org/index.php/2014/07/14/improving-the-african-yam-bean-neglected-crop/
  16. This crop is not an orphan anymore: it now has a home 16 December 2014. http://blog.worldagroforestry.org/index.php/2014/12/16/this-crop-is-not-an-orphan-anymore-it-now-has-a-home/