Howélé Michaëlle Andrée Célestine Touré
Côte d'Ivoire 2019
A native of Ivory Coast and a brilliant student, Howélé Michaëlle Touré won a sixth form scholarship from the Ivory Coast state. She obtained her Baccalaureate D in Abidjan, where she was born. Her father, a primary school educational advisor, instilled in her a love of work and a respect for commitment. This city girl has been passionate about agriculture since her final year at school. Having always had excellent results in Natural Sciences, she opted for the Chemistry-Biology-Geology pathway at the Félix Houphouët-Boigny University in Abidjan when she did not get a place at the School of Agronomy.
Touré’s research focuses on the reduction of vascular bacterial disease in cassava in Côte d’Ivoire in the context of Climate Change.
Field of Research
Reduction/elimination of cassava phytopathology in the context of climate change

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