The second cohort of 10 students of the West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI), graduated from the University of Ghana, Legon, with PhDs in Plant Breeding at the graduation ceremony held on July 26, 2014 at the Great Hall of the University. Eight of the students were sponsored by the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) and two, by the Generation Challenge Programme (GCP).
The second cohort of WACCI trained Plant Breeders are from Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Nigeria and Ghana.
Professor Isaac Adewole, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, addressed the graduands. In his remarks, the special guest of honor challenged graduands to put the knowledge and training they have acquired to work in transforming Africa. He congratulated graduands and wished them well as they go forth in unique directions to impact the world.Graduates in a group photograph
WACCI congratulates all the graduates.
List of students and their theses topics: download