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Monday, May 4, 2015

The Improved Masters Project In Caltivar Development (IMCDA)

10 April 2015. Makerere University has launched an AGRA funded program worth USD 2.6 million towards training of Plant Breeders for Uganda and other countries.

The new project dubbed, “ The Improved Masters Project In Caltivar Development (IMCDA)” funded by the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) is coordinated by Dr. Richard Edema and implemented in the Department of Agricultural Production in the School of Agricultural Sciences, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES).

Speaking at the program launch, Dr. Edema said the project goal is to train (30) scientists at a Masters level in Plant Breeding and Biotechnology and /or Seed Systems and Technology and Business from Rwanda, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

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