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The 13th International Symposium of the International Society for Tropical Root Crops- Africa Branch (ISTRC-AB)
March 5, 2017 - March 10, 2017
The 13th International Symposium of the International Society for Tropical Root Crops will take place at White Sands Hotel, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania between 5th and 10th March 2017. The theme of the symposium is “Expanding Collaboration, Catalyzing Innovation of Root Crops for Accelerating Africa’s Economic Growth”. It has five sub-themes: 1. Managing priority genetic resources, cropping systems pests and diseases 2. Commercial Seed System, Agronomy and weed management 3. Postharvest technologies, nutrition, value chains and market opportunities 4. Enhancing innovative impact through partnerships 5. Mobilizing Investors for Sustainable Root & Tuber Crop Research and Development.