NATIONAL CENTER OF SPECIALIZATION ON MANGROVE RICE

NATIONAL CENTER OF SPECIALIZATION ON AQUACULTURE

HOST INSTITUTION: NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR FRESHWATER FISH CULTURE RESEARCH (NIFFR) OF THE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF NIGERIA (ARCN)

Host country: Nigeria

Coordinator: James APOCHI

Email: jamesapochi@yahoo.com 

Telephone: +234 803 334 5949

NAC MEMBER INSTITUTIONS :

The CNS aquaculture is built on the following institutions

- National Institute For Freshwater Fisheries Research (NIFFR), New Bussa, NIGER State

- Nigerian Institute For Oceanography and Marine Research (NIOMR), Lagos

- Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI), Illorin,

The NCRA is the overall coordinator of the PPAAO project in Nigeria; a coordinator has been appointed by the NCRA to coordinate the activities of the NSCs.

NATIONAL CENTER OF SPECIALIZATION ON FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

Institution hosting the headquarters: ENVIRONMENT INSTITUT AND AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH

Host country: Burkina Faso

Coordinator: Vianey Tarpaga

Email: tarwendp@yahoo.fr

Telephone: +226 70708061 / +226 75129039

CNS MEMBER INSTITUTIONS :

- Institute of Environment and Agricultural Research (INERA)

- Institute of Research in Applied Sciences and Technologies (IRSAT)

NATIONAL CENTER OF SPECIALIZATION ON PLANTAIN BANANA

HOST INSTITUTION: NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER (CNRA)

Host country: Côte d'Ivoire

Coordinator : Dr Assolou Nicodème ZAKRA

Email: nicodemezakra@hotmail.com

Telephone: +225 22489602 / +225 22489642 / +225 08101241

CNS MEMBER INSTITUTIONS :

The CNS-BANANE PLANTAIN is composed of

- The National Centre for Agronomic Research (CNRA) / Plantain Banana Pineapple Prog / Bimbresso Station,

- The IVOIRIAN COMPANY OF TROPICAL TECHNOLOGY OF TECHNOLOGY (I2T), Road Grand Bassam

- The SUPERIOR SCHOOL OF AGRONOMY (ESA),

- The Felix Houphouët BOIGNY National Polytechnic Institute,

- The National Agency for Support to Rural Development (ANADER)
 

REGIONAL CENTER OF SPECIALIZATION ON LIVESTOCK, MEAT AND MILK

HOST INSTITUTION: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH OF NIGER (INRAN)

Host country: Niger

Coordinator: Nourou ABDOU

Email : nourouabdu@yahoo.fr

Telephone: +227 96 96 81 55 / +227 90 79 79 22

MEMBER INSTITUTIONS OF THE NSC :

The NSC Livestock is composed of :

- INRAN: Animal feed, Food processing

- The Livestock Multiplication Centre: Food processing and technology transfer

- The Faculty of Agronomy: Artificial insemination, genetic improvement

- LABOCEL: Animal health, Vaccine production

REGIONAL CENTER OF EXCELLENCY ON ROOTS AND TUBERS PLANTS

HOST INSTITUTION: COUNCIL FOR SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH (CSIR) CROP RESEARCH INSTITUTE (CRI)

Host country: Ghana

Coordinator: Otoo Emmanuel

Email: otooemmanuel@gmail.com 

Telephone: +233 32 20 60 389

CNS MEMBER INSTITUTIONS :

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) comprises:

- The Crops Research Institute (CRI);

- The Food Research Institute (FRI);

- The Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (SARI).

- The Soil Research Institute (SRI)

- The Plant Genetic Resources Research Institute (PGRRI)

REGIONAL CENTER OF SPECIALIZATION ON RICE

HOST INSTITUTION: INSTITUTE OF RURAL ECONOMY (IER)

Host country: Mali

Coordinator : Karime TRAORE

Email : kartraore@yahoo.com 

Telephone: +223 7618 98 98

CNS MEMBER INSTITUTIONS :

- The 3 Regional Agricultural Research Centres working on rice: Niono (main site), Sikasso and Mopti

- The Soil-Water-Land Laboratory (CRRA Sotuba, Bamako)

- The Food Technology Laboratory (CRRA Sotuba, Bamako)

- IER's Regional Agricultural Research Centres

- Training structures (IPR/IFRA, USTTB) through

o The Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology Research Laboratory (LaboREM-Biotech),

o The Laboratory of Applied Molecular Biology (LBMA),

o The Laboratory of Agro-Physiogenetics and Plant Biotechnology.

REGIONAL CENTER OF EXCELLENCY ON DRY CEREALS AND ASSOCIATED CROPS

HOST INSTITUTION: CENTRE D'ETUDES RÉGIONAL POUR L'AMÉLIORATION DE L'ADAPTATION À LA SECHERESSE (CERAAS)

Host country: Senegal

Coordinator: Ndjido KANE

Email: ndjido.Kane@isra.sn; ndjidokane@gmail.com

Telephone: +221 777232019 / +221 339514693

MEMBER INSTITUTIONS OF THE CNS :

The activities of the Dry Cereals and Related Crops NSC focus on millet, sorghum, cowpea, fonio, sesame and groundnut-based cropping systems.

Activities are carried out at 3 main sites and 5 research and teaching structures:

Dakar :

- The Bureau of Macro-Economic Analysis (BAM/ISRA)

- The Institute of Food Technology (ITA)

Bambey :

- The National Centre for Agronomic Research (CNRA of Bambey / ISRA)

Thiès :

- The Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Agronomie (ENSA) for the UT/(ENSA) training newly associated with the Dry Cereals NSC is awaiting validation of their integration by the World Bank.

- The Regional Study Centre for the Improvement of Adaptation to Drought (CERAAS/ISRA)

REGIONAL CENTER OF SPECIALIZATION ON MAIZE

HOST INSTITUTION: NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTRE (INRAB)

Host country: Benin

Coordinator : Dr. Marcellin ALLAGBE

Email: allamarcel@hotmail.com

Telephone: +229 95 40 62 38 / +229 67 15 26 25

NSC MEMBER INSTITUTIONS :

At present, the CNS Maize is led by CRA Sud, CRA Center, CRA Nord, CRA Agonkanmey, FSA/UAC, FAST/UAC, REDAD, OPA (Producers Transformers), DICAF, IITA.