• Cassava-field

    What is the AgShare.Today project?
    Launched in January 2016, the AgShare.Today project is focused on increasing information sharing and collaboration between Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) funded agricultural programmes.

    The project is currently focused mainly on root and tuber crops, such as cassava and sweetpotato.

  • How is AgShare.Today working to improve knowledge sharing?

    • We’re providing powerful online information and project management tools, and teaching teams how to use them;
    • We’re helping research teams to get their results published in international journals.
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  • News
    • AgShare.Today nominated for prestigious international award

      AgShare.Today has been shortlisted for the 2018 British Expertise International Awards. These awards recognise outstanding international projects, and the AgShare team is very proud that the project has been shortlisted, particularly considering the significant size and capabilities of the other organisations and projects we are competing against. This nomination is not just the result of work […]

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    • 21 female scientists receive scientific writing training in Abuja, Nigeria

      In October 2017, the AgShare.Today team travelled to Nigeria to deliver scientific writing training to 21 female scientists from the West African Virus Epidemiology (WAVE) project. The training was the first of its kind, not only because all participants were women, but also because AgShare delivered the course in both English and French simultaneously. With […]

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    • Employing digital technology in field data collection: success in Northern Nigeria

      The Cassava Viruses in Northern Nigeria Project is assessing the severity and incidence of diseases affecting cassava in the region. In its fieldwork this year, the team has rolled out the use of a mobile app to collect their data. The app, set up by project partners at Cambridge University in the UK, enables researchers […]

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    • The Ndunguru Award for Female Agricultural Researchers

      Award-winning scientist Dr Joseph Ndunguru has dedicated his career to the advancement of agricultural science in Africa. He has authored over 60 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters and scientific reports, whilst also supervising 15 MSc and PhD students (all of whom are forging promising careers of their own now). Dr Ndunguru believes that if given ample support, […]

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    • First molecular biology lab in Northern Nigeria now open

      In May 2017 two AgShare.Today team members witnessed the official opening of the Molecular Biology Lab at Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero (KSUSTA). This is the first lab of its kind in the Northern region, which covers 19 of Nigeria’s 36 states.  The successful development of the lab (and the adjacent greenhouse) […]

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