Capacity building of NARS partners on millets and sorghum
A five-day training workshop for NARS cereal breeding technicians was organized by ICRISAT-Nairobi at their Kiboko field station from 8-12 August.
The objective of the workshop was to enhance participants’ knowledge and capacity on theory and practical application of emasculation, pollination, seed production and data collection in sorghum, finger millet and pearl millet for improved management of their breeding programs.
The training brought together 12 participants from Kenya (6), Ethiopia (1), Tanzania (4) and Malawi (2). The training was conducted by the technical staff of ICRISAT lead by Mr Patrick and assisted by Mr Samuel Massive of Kenya Plant Health Institute Services.