|Bonaventure Kouakanou, Director of the Office of the Minister, |
cuts the ribbon to open the new Access Agriculture office on
the IITA campus in Cotonou, Benin.
Dr. Paul Van Mele, Chairman of Access Agriculture; Dr. Nelson Ojijo, Executive Secretary; and Dr. Dominique Hounkonnou, board member were all present at the ceremony.
They were joined by their partners in Benin including University of Abomey-Calavi, University of Parakou, DEDRAS, Songhai Centre. DEDRAS, Helvetas Benin, IFDC, Technoserve Benin, PNUD, INRAB (National Research Center), AfricaRice, World Vegetable Center, Bioversity International, and CIVA projects.
More details about the work of Access Agriculture and its social media platform Agtube can be found at www.accessagriculture.organd www.agtube.org