We devote this Podcaster to updates from all of the N2Africa PhDs. Some of the candidates started their studies during the first phase of N2Africa and are close to completion. Others just started their research last September and are still setting up their initial experiments and finalizing their proposals. The topics range from molecular studies with rhizobium to field agronomy, adoption studies and nutrition. We felt it was time for the next generation of nitrogen fixation researchers to share some of the excitement of their findings with you. I think you’ll agree that George Mwenda wins first prize for the incredibly beautiful photos of nodules shown below on this page!
We close with a couple of news items including a new collaboration within the EU with other research institutions. The next issue of the Podcaster will focus on public-private partnerships within N2Africa – so please send in your stories straight away.