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June 2020

4th International Conference on Global Food Security

June 16 - June 20
Le Corum, Montpellier, France

Montpellier, France

The 4th International Conference on Global Food Security addresses the topic of food security at all spatial levels from local to global, and from an interdisciplinary and systemic food systems perspective. It aims to better understand environmental, nutritional, agricultural, demographic, socio-economic, political, technological and institutional drivers, costs and outcomes of current and future food security. Interactions with contextual factors including climate change, urbanisation, greening the economy and data-driven technologies will be central. The conference addresses the triple burden of malnutrition: hunger,…

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July 2020

5TH EDITION OF THE TRAINING-OF-TRAINERS’ COURSE: “EVERYTHING-YOU-NEED-TO-KNOW-ABOUT-SWEETPOTATO”

July 13 - July 20
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)

Accra, Ghana

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in partnership with CSIR-Crops Research Institute (CRI) and the International Potato Center (CIP) is offering a 10-day Training-of-Trainers course designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to train others; from 13th to 24th July, 2020. This training follows “Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato", developed and implemented by the International Potato Center under the "Reaching Agents of Change” project. The training course dubbed “Everything-you-need-to-know-about-Sweetpotato” will be offered at KNUST and CSIR-CRI…

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September 2020

THE 14TH SYMPOSIUM OF THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF TROPICAL ROOT CROPS -AFRICA BRANCH (ISTRC-AB)

September 7 - September 10
Lusaka, Zambia

The International Society for Tropical Root Crops-Africa Branch (ISTRC-AB), symposia serves as a unique platform and a non-profit making professional society for interaction among scientists from around the world working on all tropical root and tuber crops (Sweet-potato, Cassava, Potato, Andean roots and tubers, Yams and Aroids). The Society was created to foster, stimulate, and support any activity leading to the general improvement of the world tropical root and tuber crops production and utilization. The Society organizes regional symposia every…

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