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Statement of condolence on the loss of Kodjo Glato, a fine young agricultural scientist from Togo

ILRI news

Kodjo Glato was one of 157 passengers and crew
who tragically perished in the crash
of flight ET302 on 10 March 2019

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) expresses its profound sympathy to all those who were bereaved when their family members, friends or colleagues tragically lost their lives in the Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday, 10 March 2019.

At ILRI we will miss in particular our colleague Dr Kodjo Glato.

A Togolese national, Dr Glato was an assistant professor and researcher at the University of Lomé, Togo, a partner institution of ILRI’s. He was on his way to Nairobi to attend a Biosciences eastern and central Africa (BecA)-ILRI Hub training course that is part of the Community Network for African Vector-Borne Plant Viruses (CONNECTED).

Dr Glato was a biotechnologist and plant physiologist working on agricultural genetic diversity and smallholder farming practices associated with sweetpotato cultivation. He received his PhD…

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