Grants

Funding Received by WACCI

Donor

Description

Total Funding (USD)

Duration

AGRA

For the Establishment of a West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement at the University of Ghana, Legon (WACCI Phase I)

4,922,752

June 2007 -

June 2012

AGRA

Establishment of a West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI Phase I)

859,107

June 2007 -

June 2012

GCP

PhD Plant Breeding Training at the West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement, University of Ghana

667,054

March 2008 -

December 2014

AGRA

A Model Breeding Program for the Training of Research Scientists in Field Orientated Plant Breeding Techniques for West Africa

179,594

August 2009 -

July 2012

VW Foundation

WACCI Biotech Summer School

90,960

March 2010 -

July 2010

Kirkhouse Trust

Full scholarship for Sobda Gonné to study towards a PhD in Plant Breeding

151,481

January 2013  -

December 2016

AGRA

Establishment of West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI Phase II) -

5,214,401

January 2014 -

December 2017

WAAPP

Training Students in a PhD Plant Breeding Programme at WACCI

1,625,270

January 2013 -

December 2018

Purdue University

Developing a Functional Gene Discovery Platform for Sorghum Improvement

373,032

October 2012 -

October 2018

Cornell University

Cornell NextGen Cassava Project – Training 3 Students in a PhD Plant Breeding Programme at WACCI

502,961

January 2014 -

December 2017

EU Intra ACP Mobility

Scholarship for students to study towards a PhD in Plant Breeding

196,630

January 2014 -

December 2018

USAID

Scholarship for students to study towards a PhD in Plant Breeding

735,000

January 2014 -

December 2017

Word Bank African Centers of Excellence (ACE) Project Developing WACCI into and African Center of Excellence 8,000,000 January 2014 - Decenber 2018
DAAD, Germany
Part Scholarship for training plant breeders at the PhD level

311,360

November 2014 - November 2018
ICRISAT
Part Scholarship for PhDs, Host Visiting Scientists, Post Doc. Fellowships, Post PhD Research Grant
150,000 July 2014 - December 2016
Syngenta Foundation
 Train a PhD Student in Tomato breeding 

133,686

January 2015 - December 2018

UQ, Demand-Led Varietal Design

 Demand-Led Varietal Design 

195,000

January 2015 - December 2018
AGRA SSTP
 Maize Hybrid Evaluation

75,000

January 2015 - December 2018
University of Jos
 Train a PhD Student in Plant breeding 

133,686

January 2015 - December 2018

BHEARD

 Train a PhD Student in Plant breeding 

119,132

January 2016 - December 2019

ECONET 

 Train a PhD Student in Plant breeding 

600,000

January 2016 - December 2019

Grand Total

 

25,742,576

 

 

 

Donor

Description

Total Funding (GH)

Duration

Premium Foods Ltd.

Evaluation of Selected Maize Hybrids in Four Agro-Ecological Zones in Ghana

7,500

November 2012 -

November 2015

Grand Total

 

7,500

 

 

AGRA - Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa | GCP -  Generation Challenge Programme | WAAPP - West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program | ICRISAT -International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics | DAAD - German Academic Exchange Service | BHEARD  - Borlaug Higher Education for Agricultural Research and Development