Making the whole greater than the sum of its parts: How to set up a modern plant breeding program
Workshop delivered during the 2nd African Plant Breeders Association (APBA) Conference
Time: 12-2 PM Kigali time
Meet the CGIAR-EiB regional team, learn about current approaches to modernize breeding programs.
|Introduction: EiB and this workshop||Biswanath Das (EiB NARES coordinator, Nairobi)||5|
|Understanding market needs and priority setting||Agnes Mbugua (EiB, marketing specialist, Nairobi)||15|
|Setting up a targeted, product profile orientated, breeding program||Dorcus Gemenet (EiB breeding scheme optimization expert, Nairobi)||15|
|Integrative Genomic Resources for speeding up public breeding pipelines – case studies in Africa||Ana Oliveira (EiB genotyping coordinator)||15|
|Importance of mechanization and modern phenotyping tools to improve breeding operations||Vinicius da Rocha (EiB mechanization specialist ESA)||15|
|Data management – why and how? EBS intro||Young Wha (EiB lead for EBS development, biometrics, Mexico)||15|
|Running a modern breeding pipeline – EiB perspectives||Dragan Milic & Bodo Trognitz, EiB CGIAR Breeding Specialists||15|
|Modernization approach being implemented with NARES – process and examples||Lennin Musundire (EiB NARES support specialist, Nairobi)||15|
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The APBA in partnership with the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and several other institutions announce the second Conference of the APBA (#APBAConf2021). The conference will be hosted both virtually and in-person at the Kigali Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda from October 25-30, 2021.