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February 2016

Training of trainers course: Everything you need to know about sweetpotato – KNUST, Ghana

February 1, 2016 - February 12, 2016

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in partnership with CSIR-Crops Research Institute (CRI) and the International Potato Center (CIP) will be offering a 10-day Training of Trainers course designed to provide the participants with the skills and knowledge to train others. This course has been adapted for Ghana from the original course: “Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato", developed and implemented by the International Potato Center under the "Reaching Agents of Change” project. Interested persons are…

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March 2016

Building Nutritious Food Baskets Project Inception Workshop

March 16, 2016 - March 18, 2016
Kibo Palace Hotel Arusha, Tanzania, United Republic Of + Google Map

General ObjectiveTo introduce members of the project team to the BNFB project and reach a shared understanding of the project objectives and the delivery system. Specific ObjectivesGetting to know each member of the team (team building).Understanding the BNFB project objectives, outputs, indicators of success, activities, relevance and importance of the project.To clarify roles and responsibilities of each individual, team and partner in the delivery of BNFB objectives.To plan jointly and align individual, team and partner annual work plans with relevant outputs,…

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August 2016

BecA-ILRI Hub advanced genomics and bioinformatics training workshop 2016

August 8, 2016 @ 8:00 am - August 19, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

As part of its capacity building program, the Biosciences eastern and central Africa-International Livestock Research Institute (BecA-ILRI) Hub in collaboration with Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)will hold a two weeks hands-on training workshop on advanced genomics and bioinformatics from 8–19 August 2016. The workshop aims at providing a learning forum for researchers in genomics (laboratory procedures in Next Generation Sequencing NGS) and bioinformatics (computational methods of analyzing NGS data).Applications are invited from researchers in eastern and central Africa who…

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July 2021

The RTB Toolbox: Building a better seed future, together

July 26, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Building sustained capacity for using the tools and applying new knowledge in designing seed systems Root, tuber and banana crops are the foundation of tropical food security.  But their seed systems are complex and widely informal. The seed is bulky, expensive to transport, spoils easily, and can harbor health problems from viruses to weevils. These challenges must be overcome in order to improve agricultural productivity and feed the world in an uncertain future.  Off the successful launch of the RTB Toolbox earlier this…

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