Events & opportunities

Past events

EiB Virtual Meeting 2021

November 16, 2021 to November 24, 2021

Following last year’s EiB Virtual Meeting 2020: Sharing Excellence, CGIAR Excellence in Breeding invites you to: Inspire » Implement » Impact: EiB Virtual Meeting 2021

Enterprise Breeding System Town Hall

October 26, 2021

What is the Enterprise Breeding System software and how can you get involved?

2nd African Plant Breeders Association (APBA) Conference

October 25, 2021 to October 30, 2021

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.

Workshop: How to set up a modern plant breeding program

October 25, 2021

Meet the CGIAR-EiB regional team, learn about current approaches to modernize breeding programs. Oct 25, 12-2 PM Kigali time

Operational Excellence: IRRI and 5S

October 20, 2021

Join EiB, IRRI and Experiential Excellence LLC for the inaugural webinar on Operational Excellence.

EiB Webinar: Precision phenotyping technologies: from idea to global deployment

September 7, 2021

This webinar will discuss the various keys to success that the Corteva team has discovered to deliver numerous phenotyping solutions at industry scale. Real-life examples of both successes and failures will illustrate what has become the pattern within the organization to drive new precision phenotyping technologies from idea to global deployment.

EiB & Corteva mini-symposium: Lessons learned from the centralization of breeding operations

August 3, 2021

Join us as the Corteva team presents concepts of centralized operations, with seed production as an example, in the context of their current breeding structure including benefits, opportunities and challenges they faced to in implementation. After Corteva's presentations EiB team will coordinate a panel and breakout sessions promoting open discussions among key CGIAR leaders on the implications of centralization, and how to apply the learning from industry in the context of OneCGIAR.

EiB Webinar: Bayer’s field testing & phenotyping / HSE in Africa

July 14, 2021

Join CGIAR Excellence in Breeding’s BOND and Bayer Crop Science for a look at Bayer’s principles and practices on two key breeding operations issues: field testing and phenotyping contributions to breeding programs, and Health, safety, & environment (HSE) at Bayer breeding programs in Africa.

BOND Launch + Webinar: IITA Breeding Operations / Bayer Seed Processing

June 9, 2021

Breeding operations teams are vital for ensuring programs deliver the varieties needed by smallholder farmers. There are many good practices being adopted; it's time to share and collaborate. Join CGIAR Excellence in Breeding (EiB) for the launch of BOND.

Applied Climate Research in Africa Session: Translating molecular breeding into market oriented genetic gain

June 9, 2021

This meeting “Applied Climate Research in Africa” aims at showcasing examples of scientific actions undertaken in Africa to adapt agricultural systems to the climate-related challenges.