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RUFORUM invites applications for the Young African Entrepreneurs Award

The fifth biennial conference of the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) will be held in Cape Town, South Africa from 17-21 October 2016. Linking Agricultural Universities with Private Sector, Governments, and other Stakeholders in support of Agricultural Development in Africa is the theme for this edition of the conference. The conference acts a means to strengthen training by enhancing engagement of universities with key stakeholders including industry to enhance lesson learning, knowledge sharing, demand articulation and…

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International Conference on Next Generation Genomics and Integrated Breeding for Crop Improvement (NGGIBCI-2015)

The ICRISAT's Center of Excellence (CoE) in Genomics as a part of Critical Focus area-Molecular Breeding is pleased to announce the 5th International Conference on Next Generation Genomics and Integrated Breeding (NGGIBCI-2015) for Crop Improvement between 18-20 February, 2014 at ICRISAT Campus in Hyderabad, India. This Conference is being organized in continuation of our earlier four meetings/workshops on NGS data analysis. Better communication and sharing of the ideas among scientists and stakeholders is the key to achieve the goal of…

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Training Course: Next Generation Sequencing Technologies for Crop Improvement

With an objective of empowering NARS partners in Genomics-Assisted Breeding tools, ICRISAT ‘s Center of Excellence in Genomics (CEG) is pleased to announce its 11th training course on Next Generation Sequencing Technologies for Crop Improvement to be held during November 17- 28, 2014 in ICRISAT, Patancheru, Hyderabad (India). Cost effective genotyping and analysis of genotyping data to select most appropriate candidates for crossing is critical to deploy Genomics-Assisted Breeding (GAB) for crop improvement. With recent advancements in next-generation sequencing technologies,…

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Dryland Cereals gearing up for 2015-16 and beyond 2017

 Agenda | Meeting Flyer | Presentations | Photos About 80 key stakeholders across the delivery pipeline of the CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Cereals (Dryland Cereals) met together at ICRISAT-Patancheru during 7-9 October to strategically prioritize implementation plans of the program for 2015, and to identify high priority R4D outcomes that would feed into planning of the phase 2 of the program beginning 2017. The eighty key stakeholders included members of the Independent Advisory Committee, members of the Research Management…

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Pearl Millet Scientists Field Day

To explore and broaden the diversity of pearl millet hybrids, the Pearl Millet Scientists Field Day will be held at ICRISAT – Patancheru, India on 29-30 September, 2014. The field day will provide an opportunity for pearl millet researchers to select breeding materials and parental lines of potential hybrids, and to familiarize themselves with new tools and techniques recently developed or refined by ICRISAT. Diverse range of materials dealing with seed parent breeding, forage lines/ populations, restorer parent breeding, downy…

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International Seminar: Enhancing Wheat and Barley Production with special emphasis on Nutritional Security

The 53rd All India Wheat and Barley Research Workers' meet is being organized at Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya (JNKVV), Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh from 22-25 August 2014. The meeting is jointly organized by JNKVV and Directorate of Wheat Research, Haryana. Barley and Wheat research scientists from ICAR, SAUs, SAARC Countries, CIMMYT and ICARDA will participate. The annual meet is held to review the progress made in barley and wheat research during the year and plan for the next year.…

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South Asian barley scientists to formulate R4D strategy for the region

A regional workshop to formulate the barley R4D strategies addressing the research issues in South Asia will be held between 19-22 May 2014 at Directorate of Wheat Research, ICAR, Karnal, India. The workshop will bring together all research stakeholders in South Asia in one single platform for effective implementation of barley activates within the CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Cereals (Dryland Cereals). Scientists working in barley from Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh will participate in the four day workshop. Scientists…

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Dryland Cereals R4D Planning Meeting

The CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Cereals is organizing a two day Research for Development (R4D) Planning Meeting on 14-15 February 2014 at ICRISAT Patancheru, India. The planning meeting will bring together the stakeholders of the program to highlight and discourse on the science and technology that is on-going within the research program. The outcomes of the meeting will help in strategizing and elevating the research activities. Dryland Cereals R4D Planning Meeting The R4D Planning Meeting aims to bring together the…

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The CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Cereals (Dryland Cereals) is a partnership between two members of the CGIAR Consortium – ICRISAT (lead center), and ICARDA, along with a number of public and private institutes and organizations, governments, and farmers globally.
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