Events & opportunities

Past events

Mini Symposium: Process Management – What’s been achieved & what’s coming?

December 6, 2023

This mini symposium aims to highlight achievements and provide a forum to discuss future steps towards the implementation of quality assurance within the CGIAR breeding community.

Crops to End Hunger Project Update: Roots, Tuber and Banana Breeding - Phenotyping, and Germplasm Exchange Hub Upgrade

November 14, 2023

This webinar is part of a series aimed at presenting the different projects of the GIZ-sponsored CtEH breeding modernization grants. In this particular webinar, the Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) breeding teams will provide participants with the latest developments on four projects that receive CtEH support.

Introducing the new Service Portal for Breeding and Germplasm Resource Requests

October 25, 2023

Breeding Resource Initiative is thrilled to introduce a brand-new expanded Service Portal designed to streamline and simplify the process of requesting and tracking a wider range of breeding support services.

Crops to End Hunger Case Studies in Africa and Beyond: Supporting CGIAR Partners through Genotyping Services

August 14, 2023 to May 31, 2024

This seminar series presents an in-depth overview of Crops to End Hunger breeding modernization projects and its significant role in supporting all CGIAR partners through genotyping services from 2021 to 2023.

Crops to End Hunger Project Update: Facilities Upgrade & Mechanization Improvement

July 26, 2023

This webinar is the first in a series aimed at presenting the different projects of the GIZ-sponsored CtEH breeding modernization grants. Projects’ teams, along with centres’ representatives will provide all relevant stakeholders with an update of the status of the various CtEH’s projects. Particular attention will be given to how the projects connect with the Breeding Resources Initiative.

Launch: CGIAR Seed Product Market Segment (SPMS) Database

March 30, 2023

This virtual launch event will describe the work that went into building the CGIAR Seed Product Market Segment (SPMS) Database, and demonstrate how users can utilize it to sharpen breeding decisions and investments.

Tool demo & pre-launch: CGIAR’s online genotyping sample submission system

March 2, 2023

This virtual event will describe the benefits of the genotyping sample submission portal, how it works, how users can use the tool, and support provided by the Breeding Resources Initiative and Scriptoria.

Enterprise Breeding System 2023 Town Hall

January 31, 2023 to February 1, 2023

Join us to learn what the EBS is capable of, how and when more breeding programs will be able to adopt it, and the future of breeding IT in CGIAR breeding networks.

Accelerated Breeding Initiative: Update Session

December 8, 2022

This virtual event aims to build understanding, demonstrate what ABI is delivering, and hear your questions and feedback.