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24th August: 10th Annual Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative 2019 Meeting

The 10th Annual Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI) Technical Meeting will be held on 24th August 2019  and the associated Project Advisory Committee (PAC) 23rd,  and SPHI Steering Committee (SSC) will be held on 25th in Kigali, Rwanda. This year the structure of the SPHI Technical meeting is a bit different, due to …

African Potato Association 2019 Conference

Kigali Convention Center Kigali Convention Center, Kigali, Kigali

The African Potato Association’s (APA) core objective is to promote production and utilization of potato and sweet potato for food and nutrition security in Africa. Additionally, the APA facilitates knowledge sharing by bringing together diverse stakeholders in the potato sector across Africa and other countries. Drawing scientists, practitioners and entrepreneurs from over 20 African countries and …

World Food Prize 2019

THE NORMAN E. BORLAUG INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM, known informally as the "Borlaug Dialogue," each year brings together over 1,200 people from more than 65 countries to address cutting-edge issues related to global food security and nutrition. The three-day conference convenes a wide array of scientific experts, policy leaders, business executives and farmers and has been called …

2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference- COP25

The 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP25, will be the 25th United Nations Climate Change conference. It will be held in Santiago, Chile, between 2–13 December 2019 and will incorporate the 25th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the 15th meeting of the parties for the Kyoto Protocol (CMP15), and the second meeting of …

The RTB Toolbox: Building a better seed future, together

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 …

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12th Triennial African Potato Association Conference Lilongwe, Malawi

Lilongwe, Malawi Lilongwe

LILONGWE, Malawi: The African Potato Association (APA) will hold its 12th Triennial Conference from 27th June to 1st July 2022 in Lilongwe, Malawi. The conference will be held under the theme of ‘Harnessing potato and sweetpotato innovations for resilient and healthier agri-food systems’. APA is a non-profit organization that was launched in September 1985 with …