Caribbean Visionary Educators

Professor Laura Roberts-Nkrumah-A Pioneering Woman of Science

Professor Laura Roberts-Nkrumah-A Pioneering Woman of Science

When you think about breadfruit, what comes to mind? We’re sure you immediately conjure images of a bubbling pot of salted meat, coconut milk, dasheen leaves, spices and other ingredients for the well-loved one-pot dish, oil down! As much we love a good oil down, did you know that the breadfruit is a very versatile crop? You may be wondering what does breadfruit and Professor Roberts-Nkrumah have in common. Well, Professor Roberts-Nkrumah is renowned for her work with breadfruit in the Caribbean as her efforts have rebirthed this underutilized crop. Today, we’re proud to feature her as one of our region’s pioneering women of science. To learn more about Professor Roberts-Nkrumah and her work, read this article from the University of the West Indies St. Augustine Campus News.

https://sta.uwi.edu/news/releases/release.asp?id=22216

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *