Operations and phenotyping

Operational Excellence Webinar: Process mapping and Lean farming in Nigeria

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.

 

Operational Excellence: Root cause analysis and the 5 Whys method

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 (IRRI).

Bayer’s field testing & phenotyping / HSE in Africa

CGIAR Excellence in Breeding’s BOND and Bayer Crop Science look at Bayer’s principles and practices on two key breeding operations issues:

Field testing and phenotyping contributions to breeding programs

Experts from Bayer Crop Science’s Africa Phenotyping Leadership Team provide a conceptual overview of phenotyping. The team will introduce Bayer’s global phenotyping organization and discuss critical concepts, approaches, and best practices associated with field testing and data management.