Partners & Network


Founder members

NEPADNew Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD)
Administration and development of the AOCC
WWF-logoWorld Wildlife Fund  (WWF)

Endorse AOCC’s recommendations and help raise support and translation at country and international level

Mars Inc.Mars Inc.

African Plant Breeding Academy scholarships for breeding programs and support for AOCC lab personnel.

UCDAVISUniversity of California, Davis (UC Davis)
Conceptualization, technical guidance and knowledge partner
World Agroforestry Centre logoWorld Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)
Incorporate AOCC species into its agroforestry delivery vehicles such as portfolio of fruit crops and popularize them at local level and re-sequence 100 accessions each from the 101 species

Role in science, technology and capacity building

BGIBGI

Generate reference genome sequence for AOCC species

Plant Breeding Academy (PBA)

Technical advice, formulation of strategy and managing African plant breeding academy (AfPBA)

ARC South AfricaAgricultural Research Council, South Africa

Transcriptome sequencing of 50 AOCC species

Big N2NN2N (VIB, University of Gent)

Data analysis, genome annotatio

World Agroforestry Centre logoWorld Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)

Co-ordination of AOCC activities and re-sequence 100 accessions for AOCC species and provide administrative support to the African Plant Breeding Academy’s (AfPBA) activities.

CyVerse (former iPlant)

Data analysis, SNP discovery, SNP database.

BecA/ILRI

Training and capacity building

 Google

Data logistics and storage


 

Role in advocacy, management and technology propagation

NEPADNew Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD)

Endorse AOCC’s recommendations and help raise support and translation at country and international level.

WWF-logoWorld Wildlife Fund  (WWF)

Endorse AOCC’s recommendations and help raise support and translation at country and international level.

Mars Inc.Mars Inc.

Uses various global platforms to propagate the idea of AOCC, gather popular support and mentors AOCC

UNICEFUnited Nations Children and Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

Endorse AOCC’s recommendations and help raise support and translation at country and international level

World Agroforestry Centre logoWorld Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)

Incorporate AOCC species into its agroforestry delivery vehicles such as portfolio of fruit crops and popularize them at local level

FAOUnited Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Endorse AOCC’s recommendations and help raise support and translation at country and international level

 

Resource mobilization

Mars Inc.Mars Inc.

Fund and support resource mobilization efforts.

Plant Breeding Academy (PBA)

Nurture network of trained plant breeders to formulate breeding programs and encourage to build proposals along with AOCC

World Agroforestry Centre logo

World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)

Host the AOCC Laboratory, staff and infrastructure, and write proposals and generate funds for AOCC


AGRAAlliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

Instrumentation and reagent support

illumina Illumina
Support to sequence transcriptome of 50 species through “Greater Good Initiative Grant”
FINAL-LGC-NEW-LOGO

 LGC

Support SNP genotyping through special arrangement

thermofische100_100Thermo Fisher Scientific

Provide NGS line of instrumentation (Ion Protons and Ion Chefs) and partial support for re-sequencing


Network

Other network members

African Bean consortium
Bionnovate
Bioversity
CIAT
Cleome consortium
Crop Breeding Institute, Zimbabwe
Crops for the Future Research Centre
Fababean consortium
Hohenheim University
ICARDA
ICRISAT
IITA
Illumina Inc.
Lentil Sequencing consortium
National Research Council – Canada
NWO Food & Business Applied Research Fund
Pan African Bean Alliance
Sweet Potato Consortium
USDA-ARS Subtropical Horticultural Research Station
USDA-ARS, Wisconsin
World Vegetable Centre