Home / Kebbi / Gates Foundation funds 3 research projects in Kebbi varsity

Gates Foundation funds 3 research projects in Kebbi varsity

Bill and Melinda Gates

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has expended one million dollars on three research projects at the Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero.

The Acting Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Bello Malami, disclosed this on Tuesday in Aliero, when he inaugurated a Bio-technology Laboratory and Screen House built by the Foundation.

Malami said that the Foundation had immensely assisted the university in its research projects and staff capacity building which had improved the teaching and learning environment.

READ: UN partners with Microsoft on Human Rights

”Our staff wrote proposals which were accepted by the Foundation; this university has three projects sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to enhance learning,” he said.

Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed , the team leader of West Africa Virus Epidemiology(WAVE), in his remarks, said that one project focused on building capacity for the control of cassava virus.

“Aside the control of cassava virus in northern Nigeria, another research focused on the control of Yambedna virus, with another centred on controlling viruses in some root and tuber crops,” he said.

Source

About admin

Check Also

Gov Bagudu assures Corps members of security, welfare in Kebbi …

Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi has assured corps members of adequate security and better welfare. …

I’m committed to helping less privileged, almajiris — Kebbi’s First …

The First lady of Kebbi state, Hajia Aisha Atiku Bagudu has said that she is …

‘FERMA commences rehabilitation of roads in Kebbi’

0 The Federal Road Maintenance Agency ( FERMA ) says it has commenced rehabilitation and …

Kebbi House member distributes 700000 books to pupils

A member of the House of Representatives, Abdullahi Muslim, has donated over 700,000 exercise books …