KAREN BANASIAK

Team to study cassava
Ohio State University will lead an interdisciplinary team of scientists in a multi-million-dollar project to help improve cassava, one of the most important food crops in Africa.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation selected the BioCassava Plus project as a recipient of one of the foundation’s Grand Challenges in Global Health program grants, which funds innovative solutions to global health problems.

Cassava (Manihot esculenta) is the primary food source for more than 250 mi…

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