Videos

Putting gender and social inclusion at the heart of plant breeding

Webinar recording | 29/11/2021

In this Story of Excellence, Vivian Polar (CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers & Bananas and the Gender and Breeding Initiative) shared how G+ Tools are being used to help plant breeders interpret gender research to create varieties that meet the needs of women and other farmers.

Modernizing CIP's potato breeding program

Webinar recording | 29/11/2021

In this Story of Excellence, Hannele Lindqvist-Kreuze (the International Potato Center, CIP) shares how CIP is optimizing and scaling up genotyping to accelerate breeding while maintaining low costs.

Seven habits for a highly effective breeding program – IRRI’s continuous improvement approach

Webinar recording | 22/11/2021

In this Story of Excellence, Princess Lilia dela Cruz (IRRI) shares the lessons learned by Integrated Research Support Team at IRRI, which supports breeders to improve operations so that they can focus on innovation.

Characterization of rice quality traits to improve breeding for Latin America and the Caribbean

Webinar recording | 21/11/2021

In this Story of Excellence, Juan Arbelaez (the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and Maribel Cruz (Latin American Fund for Irrigated Rice) present their work on genetic and phenotypic characterization of rice grain quality traits to define breeding strategies for improving rice milling, appearance, and cooking qualities in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Transforming for impact. EiB Virtual Meeting 2021 Day 3

Webinar recording | 18/11/2021

On the final day of the EiB Virtual Meeting 2021, Sarah Schmidt of the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and Marian Quain of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Uganda discussed transformation from funders' and NARES perspectives.

Regional Sessions Americas / Africa. EiB Virtual Meeting 2021 Day 2

Webinar recording | 18/11/2021

Implementing change across the CGIAR and NARES breeding community, with case studies from Asia and Africa

Regional Sessions Asia / Africa. EiB Virtual Meeting 2021 Day 2

Webinar recording | 18/11/2021

Implementing change across the CGIAR and NARES breeding community, with case studies from Asia and Africa

EiB Virtual Meeting 2021 - Day 1

Webinar recording | 16/11/2021

In the opening sessions of the meeting, Michael Quinn and Barbara Wells expressed their visions for CGIAR breeding, before each of the seven EiB modules presented their work and entered into discussion with the 180 meeting participants.

Genomic Selection 8. The IRRI Rice Breeding Program

Other | 29/9/2021

Parthiban Prakash presents the current state of genomic prediction application in the rice program at IRRI located in the Philippines. Prakash covers the application of GS to increase accuracy and change selection intensity in the IRRI rice program, discusses current plans to reduce cycle time and the challenges of implementing GS in an ongoing program.

Basics of Genomic Selection 9. Computational Aspects and Implementation

Other | 29/9/2021

Abhishek Rathore (ICRISAT) presents the current state of tools for data management and genomic prediction available at ICRISAT and national programs in India. Abhishek presents a path to the proper implementation of data management tools that ensures the successful deployment of GS in breeding programs. Case examples of crops adopting these systems and their current state are also presented.