In the media

  1.  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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. New plant breeders trained to transform ‘orphan’ crops. 12 January 2015 http://www.scidev.net/sub-saharan-africa/education/news/transforming-orphan-crops.html
  6. 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
  7. Mapping the Genomes of Africa’s ‘Orphan’ Crops. 26 August 2014 http://foodtank.com/news/2014/08/mapping-the-genome-of-africas-orphan-crops
  8. 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/
  9. 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/