Project

In vitro Plant biotechnology to increase food security in eastern Cuba

Duration
01 January 2017 → Ongoing
Funding
Federal funding: VLIR-UOS
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Plant biology
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Morphological sciences
    • Morphological sciences
    • Morphological sciences
Keywords
plant food security
 
Project description

The project will develop research and training of human resources in plant biotechnology, in order to improve food security in eastern Cuba, through advanced biotechnological methods for micropropagation and germplasm conservation of food and feed species. It will strengthen the organization of the institute and facilitate high level training of farmers and other stakeholder.