UC Davis African Plant Breeding Academy graduates the second class
UC Davis Plant Breeding Academy (PBA) is a program for advanced training of plant breeders. Established in 2006, with programs in USA, Europe, Asia and Africa, it has become the most significant program of its kind. The program was attended by more than 230 breeders, representing 60 countries, more than 100 organizations and numerous different crops. The PBA participants come from variety of backgrounds (24% PhD, 25% MSc, 51% BSc or equivalents), over 80% from private companies.