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$7 million grant to help boost Uganda\’s banana production

Pests and diseases that attack the Matoke banana, one of Uganda\’s primary food staples, is the focus of a $7.07 million grant awarded to Cornell by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The grant, which is managed by the Agricultural Biotechnology Research Project (ABSPII) in Cornell\’s Office of International Programs, will run through October […] … learn more→