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  • IARSAF 21st Annual Symposium
    All day
    16-04-2018-19-04-2018

    IITA Entrance Rd, Ibadan, Nigeria

    IITA Entrance Rd, Ibadan, Nigeria

    Theme: “Sustainable Graduate Research for Transformation of Africa’s Agro-food and Industrial Utilization”

    The International Association of Research Scholars and Fellows (IARSAF) of IITA organizes her annual symposium which create opportunities for students to interact and exchange ideas on their research activities. The theme of this year’s symposium is “Sustainable Graduate Research for Transformation of Africa’s Agro-food and Industrial Utilization”. Towards this event, you are hereby invited to submit abstracts for both poster and oral presentations on your research work. Please note that your abstract must be in line with at least one of the thematic areas of IITA listed:
    Thematic areas

    Natural Resource Management
    Plant Production and Plant Health
    Biotechnology and Genetic Improvement
    Agro-business and Social Science
    Food and Nutrition Science

    Second Call for Abstract IARSAF 21st Annual Symposium
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  • Breeding Better Bananas, fourth annual project planning meeting
    All day
    23-04-2018-25-04-2018

    Arusha, Tanzania

    Arusha, Tanzania

    No additional details for this event.

  • Project progress workshop “Improvement of banana for smallholder farmers in the Great Lakes Region of Africa”
    13:23
    23-04-2018-25-04-2018

    Convenors: Danny Coyne and Rony Swennen (IITA, Tanzania) and Prof. Karoli Njau (NM-AIST)

    Local Organizing Committee: Scola Ponera, Cornel Massawe (ARI)

    Participants
    – Project participants and partners of the Breeding Better Bananas – “Improvement of banana for smallholder farmers in the Great Lakes Region of Africa” project
    – Collaborators including project related MSc and PhD fellows
    – Members of the Scientific Advisory Group (SAG)
    – Members of CGIAR Root, Tuber and Banana Program (RTB)

    Objectives of the workshop

    Assess whether we will achieve the 9 planned Primary Investment Outcomes (see Annex)
    Present, reflect and assess achievements to date
    Brief review on the BPAT
    Identify areas for strengthening within the project
    Strengthen team collaboration within and among the 5 work packages
    Determine clear projection for the coming 12 months
    Define communications objectives for the coming year
    Provide information to the Steering Committee (SC) to assess progress and direction
    Facilitate interaction between SAG, SC and project staff

    To get updates from the event, use #MusaProject & #BBetterBanana and follow @iita_cgiar @MusaProject

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