Videos

Nextgen cassava: Actionable breeding targets that meet diversity and demand

Webinar recording | 10/11/2020

Customer profiles are the missing piece needed to guide the development of improved varieties for different markets. In this Story of Excellence, Hale Ann Tufan (Cornell University) discusses the achievements and challenges to collect, combine and put into action new sources of information about smallholder farmers in collaboration with NextGen Cassava, the Gender in Breeding Initiative and EiB.

Shared services (EiB Virtual Meeting 2020)

Webinar recording | 10/11/2020

In this video, EiB's Gustavo Teixeira, Liz Jones and Eduardo Covarrubias describe plans for shared services to level up and streamline breeding activities across CGIAR and national agricultural research systems.

Opening plenary (Asia) EiB Virtual Meeting 2020

Webinar recording | 9/11/2020

First opening plenary of Sharing Excellence: EiB Virtual Meeting 2020. Watch Platform Director Michael Quinn for a program overview, reflection on our breeding program improvement mandate, and discussion.

New cooking bananas for smallholder farmers in Tanzania (EiB Story of Excellence/IITA)

Webinar recording | 9/11/2020

In this Story of Excellence, Rony Swennen talks about the challenges - breeding, organizational and technological overcome over the last five years to breed for this notoriously challenging crop.

NARS (National Agricultural Research Systems) breakout session, Day 1. (EiB Virtual Meeting 2020)

Webinar recording | 9/11/2020

Join EiB's NARS point person Bish Das along with NARS representatives and other participants to learn more about breeding improvement approaches and programs in Africa and other locations.

Opening Plenary (Americas) EiB Virtual Meeting 2020

Webinar recording | 9/11/2020

Second opening plenary of Sharing Excellence: EiB Virtual Meeting 2020. Watch Deputy Platform Director Jan Debaene for a program overview, reflection on our breeding program improvement mandate, and discussion.

Breeding scheme optimization breakout session, Day 1 (EiB Virtual Meeting 2020)

Webinar recording | 9/11/2020

Breeding scheme optimization module lead Eduardo Covarrubias and team update on progress, and services offered. Followed by Q&A.

Bioinformatics and data management breakout session, Day 1 (EiB Virtual Meeting 2020)

Webinar recording | 9/11/2020

An update and discussion from EiB's bioinformatics/data module lead Young Wha Lee, and an overview of services offered.

Towards a suitable rice variety for Ghana's irrigated and rainfed lowlands (EiB Story of Excellence)

Webinar recording | 9/11/2020

Ghana organization CSIR are undertaking significant changes in their breeding pipelines. There is now available a developed product pipeline/profile for investment to develop a suitable rice variety for the lowlands of Ghana.

Genotyping / sequencing tools and services breakout session, Day 1 (EiB Virtual Meeting 2020)

Webinar recording | 9/11/2020

Here's an overview of genotyping tools and services from EiB's Eng Hwa Ng and Ana Oliveira, plus Q&A with breeding partners and experts.