EiB Virtual Meeting 2020: Sharing Excellence

November 10, 2020 to November 12, 2020


Sharing Excellence has come to an end. Please read a summary of the event: What are the best practices for modern breeding?

We had nearly 250 participants from around the globe. Thanks to each and every one of you for joining. The conversations will continue!

If you joined, please take this short feedback SURVEY to help us plan future events. And you can access resources from the event:

Videos: Session/presentation recordings of EiB VM 2020: please watch and share:

Presentation slides: PDF format

  • Plenary Sessions:
  1. EiB mandate, update, Toward One CGIAR
  2. Shared Services
  • Module updates:
  1. Product design & management
  2. Breeding scheme optimization
  3. Genotyping & sequencing
  4. Operations and phenotyping
  5. Bioinformatics & data management
  6. NARS engagement 


Special thank you to our supporters:



Join CGIAR Excellence in Breeding (EiB) for our 2020 Virtual Meeting, where the EiB team, breeding program partners, donors, NARS and others will share updates, resources and Stories of Excellence, and discuss ways in which EiB can move forward toward OneCGIAR and support partners in the best ways possible.


  • Stories of Excellence profiling innovations and successes
  • The updated EiB mandate
  • Shared services profiled and explained
  • Module updates and resource showcase
  • Stakeholder feedback sessions
  • OneCGIAR and breeding opportunities
  • Informal coffee chatrooms

Dowload Americas/PM Africa option agenda

Dowload Asia / AM Africa option agenda

Submit your Story of Excellence: 

This is a chance to share something that shows real potential for improvement in breeding programs. The best will be selected to present at the meeting, but all submissions will be considered for communications promotion via blogs, webinars, media, inclusion in CGIAR/donor reports etc.. Submit using this form (deadline closed, but new submissioons will still be considered)

Invitations: Didn't receive an Outlook invite for Asia/Americas options plus Global session in your email? If you'd like one, please contact: a.hunt@cgiar.org

Registration: https://hopin.to/events/sharing-excellence-eib-virtual-meeting-2020