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WEBINAR: Breeding Sweetpotatoes for industrial and home consumer needs

Join us for a webinar session with Victor Amankwaah on 21/11/2018 4:00 pm Nairobi Time (GMT+03:00). Victor will be presenting results from his research study on "Breeding Sweetpotatoes for industrial and home consumer needs”.Victor started his career as a national service personnel in 2008 at the Tissue Culture Section in the Biotechnology Unit of CSIR-Crops …

UNFCCC COP 24

International Congress Centre (PL: MCK) International Congress Centre (PL: MCK), Katowice

The 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC will take place from 3-14 December 2018, in Poland.Further information available here. 

Sweetpotato Workshop at Plant and Animal Genome Conference XXVII (PAG 2019)

PAG is the largest Ag-genomics Meeting in the world and brings together over 3,000 leading genetic scientists and researchers in plant and animal research, and over 130 exhibits, 150 workshops, 1100 posters and over 1800 abstracts. The sweetpotato workshop will be carried out on the Wednesday, January 16 at 13:30 -15:40 (PST) at the Town and …

Monitoring Learning & Evaluation Community of Practice Meeting

Entebbe

The 2019 MLE CoP meeting will be held in Entebbe, Uganda on 5-6 February 2019 at the Imperial Golf View hotel, Entebbe.  The MLE CoP was formed in March 2015 with the aim of creating a forum for the scientists and analysts involved in monitoring and evaluation work relating to sweetpotato in Sub-Sahara Africa (SSA). It has, over …

TRAINING: ORANGE-FLESHED SWEETPOTATO PRODUCTION

CSIR-Crops Research Institute Ghana

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in partnership with CSIR-Crops Research Institute and the International Potato Centre (CIP) is offering an intensive 5-day course on Orange-flesh sweetpotato production, taking place from 8th to 12th April, 2019. This course has been derived from the “Everything you need to know about sweetpotato" course, developed by …

$550

Marketing, Processing and Utilization Community of Practice meeting in Kampala, Uganda

Kampala

To enhance the living standards of food producers, the value-chain approaches had received extensive attention. Recently, good nutrition through healthy diet is gathering momentum. Now agricultural value-chains are considering how it can contribute to sustain and enhance life. Thus, the nutrition lens is being encouraged to be applied to all activities from farm to fork …

TRAINING: ORANGE-FLESHED SWEETPOTATO PROCESSING AND PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

International Centre for Innovative Learning (ICIL)-KNUST, Ghana

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in partnership with CSIR-Crops Research Institute and the International Potato Centre (CIP) is offering an intensive 5-day course on “Orange flesh sweetpotato processing and product development”, taking place from 22nd to 26th April, 2019. This course has been derived from the “Everything you need to know about …

$650

4th Edition of the Training-of-Trainers’ course: “Everything-you-need-to-know-about-Sweetpotato”

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 8th to 19th July, 2019. This training follows “Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato," …