Students Funded in 2011

Bazie Setu (Haramaya University, Ethiopia) was awarded £1,100 to undertake training at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia on phytochemical screening and antimicrobial activity of plant extracts.  This training will help with PhD research being carried out on “Integrated management of post harvest Banana Anthracnose through plant extracts and hot water treatment”.  Post harvest anthracnose is a serious problem in Ethiopia, often causing extensive losses in harvested fruit.

Nkeh Zita Ngwenyi (University of Dschang, Cameroon) was awarded £2,357 to undertake training in aqauaculture at the Cameroon Government fish station at Ku-Bome.  This training is part of a PhD being undertaken on “The potential of periphyton-based aquaculture technology on the production of Tilapia in north west Cameroon”.