Expanding utilization of roots, tubers and bananas and reducing their postharvest losses

Steering Committee

Name Institution - Position Email
Dr. Graham Thiele CGIAR - Director, Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB)
Dr. Gordon Prain CIP - Leader, Disciplinary Center of Excellence on Social&Health Sciences and Innovations Systems
Dr. Simon Heck CIP - Leader, Strategic Program on Resilient Nutritious Sweetpotato
Dr. Adebayo Abass IITA - Coordinator, Cassava Value Chain
Dr. Dietmar Stoian Bioversity - Leader, Commodities Systems and Genetic Resources Program
Dr. Dominique Dufour CIAT/CIRAD - Leader, RTB Theme 6 'Promoting postharvest technologies, value chains, and market opportunities'
Prof. Bernard Bashaasha Makerere University - Principle, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES)
Brian Isabirye ASARECA- Sustainable Agriculture, Food Security and Nutrition Theme Leader
Prof. Wilberforce Tushemereirwe NARO - Director of Research, National Agricultural Research Laboratories (former Leader, NARO National Banana Research Programme)