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Updates on Management of Outbreaks on Plant Diseases in East Africa - Banana Xanthomonas Wilt BXW
Presented By: Dr. Alliy Said Mbwana, Consultant
Event: ECHO East Africa 4th Biennial Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture Best Practices (2017-02-07)
Updates on recognition and management of Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW) in East Africa shared.
Presenter : Dr. Alliy Saidi Mbwana is a Veteran Principal Agricultural Research Officer who worked with the Ministry of Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries on bananas for over 36 years initially as a crop protectionist but later as an all round seasoned Banana specialist. Due to his diligence and seriousness on his work he was appointed the First National Banana research Coordinator, at one time Director ARI Maruku and lastly Zonal Director, Northern Zone at SARI. Having worked on Banana, a perfect CA crop, he was encouraged to join ACAF where he is still active even after retiring from active civil service in 2016.