Events & opportunities

Upcoming events

Operational Excellence Webinar: Process mapping and Lean farming in Nigeria

May 18, 2022

This webinar is one of our monthly Operational Excellence Webinars to support and promote a continuous improvement culture. The webinar begins with a quick review of some behaviors that exist in a continuous improvement culture. Kehinde will lead a session on process mapping that will feature the value stream map. Ben Hartman (Clay Bottom Farms), Chyka Okarter (USAID Nigeria FtF Agricultural Extension & Advisory Services Activity) and Jean-Pierre Rousseau (Winrock International) will present their work in creating Lean farms in Nigeria. The webinar is recorded to accommodate all time zones.

Open opportunities

CGIAR breeding sector jobs

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For breeding-related jobs from across the CGIAR, please visit the links below. Unless specified in the job description, EiB is not involved in the recruitment for these positions.

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Past events

EiB/Corteva Webinar: World Health & Safety at Work Day (Option 2)

April 28, 2022

Health, safety and environment (HSE) is a fundamental consideration for CGIAR breeding operations teams. This session of the BOND network offers the chance to learn the tools and approaches used by Corteva to embed sound HSE culture and practices, along with examples from the CGIAR.

EiB/Corteva Webinar: World Health & Safety at Work Day (Option 1)

April 28, 2022

Health, safety and environment (HSE) is a fundamental consideration for CGIAR breeding operations teams. This session of the BOND network offers the chance to learn the tools and approaches used by Corteva to embed sound HSE culture and practices, along with examples from the CGIAR.

Breeding scheme design using quantitative genetics

April 25, 2022 to April 29, 2022

This training is a professional development course designed by the Excellence in Breeding (EiB) Platform to increase the skillset of plant breeders to design breeding schemes.

Breeding scheme design using quantitative genetics

March 21, 2022 to March 25, 2022

This training is a professional development course designed by the Excellence in Breeding (EiB) Platform to increase the skillset of plant breeders to design breeding schemes.

East & Southern Africa breeding operations workshop

March 21, 2022 to March 25, 2022

Operational leaders from breeding programs in the East Africa region will discuss progress and strategies on improving breeding operations within the regional scope.

Operational Excellence Webinar: Continuous improvement culture

March 16, 2022

Getting to the bottom of what is causing a problem is difficult. Sometimes the person with the strongest opinion determines what steps will be taken to solve the problem. Many times the problem keeps coming back. Using root cause analysis tools can help take the emotion out of the discussion and systematically identify the main causes. Join us on March 16 to see how the Interrelationship Digraph works its magic to identify the main driver.

Breeding scheme design using quantitative genetics

February 21, 2022 to February 25, 2022

This course develops the skills and abilities of breeding personnel to enable them to independently design their breeding scheme to achieve the maximum genetic gains.

West Africa breeding operations workshop

February 21, 2022 to February 25, 2022

Workshop with operational leads and breeders in the West Africa region to discuss challenges and identify improvements.

Operational Excellence webinar: Root cause analysis and the 5 Whys method

January 19, 2022

Have you ever become frustrated by facing the same problem over and over again, despite repeated attempts to solve it? This EiB webinar aims to teach methods to get to the root cause of the issues you face in the workplace, and learn about how they have been put into practice in the Crop Health Improvement project at the International Rice Research Institute.