It has been granted funding of €749,000 by the African Union (10th European Development Fund, through the African Component of the ACP Research Programme for Sustainable Development, EuropeAid procedure).
The Aval Fonio project is coordinated by CIRAD and mobilises interdisciplinary teams from several African countries (Guinea, Mali, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Burundi). It officially started on 17 December 2012 and will run for a period of three years.
This website was produced with funding from the African Union (EuropeAid procedure). Its content is the sole responsibility of the Aval Fonio project and can in no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the African Union or the European Union