An official website of the United States government

Chargé d’Affaires visits the Faculty of Sciences
February 15, 2019

Richard Bell


Vice Dean of Ndjamena University’s Faculty of Precise and Applied Sciences Dr. Adam Sakine Mahamat Nour (left), a chemist, describes for Chargé d’Affaires Richard Bell (second from left) the medicinal and nutritional properties of a plant on which Dr. Sakine has published research.  Boscia Senegalensis, a traditional food plant in Africa, is a fruit that has potential to improve nutrition and boost food security.  The Faculty’s arboretum was originally established with funding from the U.S. Government.