Project Participants

Funding Institutions

This website was developed as part of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Contract No. 24576 for Plant Breeding E-Learning in Africa.

Participating Institutions

Plant Breeding E-Learning in Africa is a partnership between Iowa State University and the following institutions: 

Improved MSc in Cultivar Development for Africa (IMCDA)

The PBEA e-curriculum supports the IMCDA project managed by Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). IMCDA integrates internships, faculty upgrading, and the expansion of in-house breeding programs for training purposes, with the objective of comprehensively modernizing plant breeding education in Africa. 

Associated Departments and Centers at Iowa State University

  • Agronomy
  • Agricultural Education and Studies
  • Horticulture
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
  • Agronomy Distance Programs Development Laboratory