Nana Amiri Awadh (Tanzania)

Nana Amiri Awadh

Research project title: Endophytic fungi associated with rice in Tanzania and their interaction with Stem Borer.

Nana is a DRIP MSc. Fellow registered at University of Dar Es Salaam and supervised by Dr. Tadele Tefera (icipe) and Prof. Magingo (UDSM). Her research work is based on Endophytic fungi associated with rice in Tanzania and their interaction with rice stem borer. This study will increase agricultural output by reducing the effect of stem borer on the rice plant and will decrease the use of chemical insecticides as using of endophytes is environmental friendly.  She completed her studies in BSc. in Molecular biology and Biotechnology at University of Dar es Salaam 2015.