Africa's agriculture and value addition magazine

HarvestPlus honours Dixon, others for bio-fortification of cassava

Posted in Food Safety, Regulatory & GMOs

NIGERIA - HarvestPlus, the organisation leading global effort to end hidden hunger, has given an award to Dr Alfred Dixon, known by his peers as “Dr. cassava,” and currently Project Leader for the Cassava Weed Management Project/Head, Project Coordination Office at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), in recognition of his outstanding performance towards the rapid development of provitamin A cassava varieties in Nigeria.