stories from the April 2018 issue of FRESH

Sharing science in Cameroon

At the 6th Annual Week of Scientific Research and Innovation in Yaounde, Cameroon in late February, a WorldVeg team had the opportunity to demonstrate their activities to Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation (MINRESI) Secretary General Rebecca Madeleine Ebelle Etamè, MINRESI’s Minister of Scientific Research and Innovation Dr. Madeleine Tchuinte, and Director General of the Institute of Agricultural Research for Development (IRAD) Dr. Noe Win. 

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Dr. Paola Andrea Sotelo-Cardona

Dr. Paola Andrea Sotelo-Cardona has joined WorldVeg as a Scientist in Entomology. Paola received her PhD in Entomology from Kansas State University, USA in 2010. Prior joining WorldVeg she was a researcher at the Colombian Corporation of Agricultural Research (CORPOICA) in Colombia and worked in the Applied Entomology group at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Switzerland. Her research interests include biology and ecology of insect pests; integrated pest management; host plant resistance; research methodologies in entomology and plant breeding; application of statistical methods to insect ecology; and chemical ecology of plant-insect interactions. She collaborates with WorldVeg Lead Entomologist and Flagship Program Leader -- Safe and Sustainable Value Chains, Dr. Srinivasan Ramasamy.

2018-04-18T04:58:02+00:00April 13th, 2018|Categories: APR2018, Welcome|Tags: |