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July 2021

Genomics and breeding innovations in agriculture

July 6, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Future of Farming: Pathways to Sustainable and Resilient Agriculture

July 20, 2021 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 pm
Online, University of Ghana PMB LG 30 Legon, Ghana + Google Map

The production of food faces multiple, significant challenges, none more so than adapting to a changing climate, with higher global temperatures, more droughts, less reliable rainfall patterns and increased flooding events. At the same time, agriculture must play its part in restoring ecosystems and reversing biodiversity loss, whilst also producing nutritious food that is affordable and accessible. This panel discussion will consider the multiple challenges facing agriculture and measures being taken to increase resilience and sustainability. It will identify the…

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Enhancing food and nutritional security through promoting R4D in dryland crops: ICRISAT’s role

July 26, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Speaker: Dr. Arvind Kumar, Deputy Director General - Research, CGIAR-The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Hyderabad, Telangana, India. {Watch the Webinar LIVE on YouTube only. Zoom link will not be available for attendees. “Feedback cum certificate application link” will appear upon successful submission of this webinar registration form. Please copy that link, this link will be active during the live webinar. Thank You!} Email: admin@bioingene.com Website: www.bioingene.com YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMlmKV8oIlXR7f2WUPD_xPQ Twitter: https://twitter.com/bioingene LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/bioingene-com-3a51ba1b6 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Bioingene-101885258214731/

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September 2021

India – Africa Agriculture & Food Processing Summit 2021

September 14, 2021 @ 8:00 am - September 15, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Promoting Sustainable Partnerships Download E-flyer   14 – 15 September 2021, CII Digital Platform Africa’s food market growth is estimated to reach USD 1 trillion by 2030 translating to twice as much demand for food by 2050 in Africa. The combination of this trend with Africa’s food import bill leverages an estimated USD 30–50 billion, indicate an opportunity for Indian industry to capture this space and also Africa’s farmers to grow their agricultural businesses. Also, with African Continental Free Trade…

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MillNETi Symposium: Addressing Iron Deficiency through Millets

September 15, 2021 @ 8:00 am - September 16, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Iron deficiency is the most prevalent nutritional deficiency worldwide, affecting an estimated 4 to 6 billion people. Over the past two years international teams of researchers and practitioners in the ‘Millets and Nutritional Enhancement Traits for Iron bioavailability’ (MillNETi) programme have been exploring how different approaches to growing, processing and cooking millets have the potential to enhance the nutritional status of people in developing countries. Though case studies in Ethiopia and The Gambia, researchers have been investigating such questions as:…

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October 2021

Enabling Food and Nutrition Security in Drylands

October 19, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is excited to invite you to a panel discussion “Enabling Food and Nutrition Security in Drylands”, a virtual Side Event organized as part of the 2021 International Borlaug Dialogue (World Food Prize Foundation). We will have a plenary session, with 5-6 presentations by internationally acclaimed agriculture experts/policymakers for about an hour and followed by 30 minutes interactive session with the experts. The panel discussion aims to have global agricultural science…

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October 25, 2021 @ 9:00 am - October 30, 2021 @ 4:30 pm
Online, University of Ghana PMB LG 30 Legon, Ghana

AFRICAN PLANT BREEDERS ASSOCIATION (APBA) The African Plant Breeders Association (APBA) is an initiative of full-fledged scientists, students, and professionals in Africa from higher education institutions (HEIs), research organisations and private companies who felt the need to change the narrative of crop improvement and the seed sector in Africa. It is a forum dedicated to building capacities, problem-solving, resource mobilisation, and long-term strategic development of the agricultural sector in Africa through effective plant breeding programmes and provision of tangible solutions…

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November 2021

Online International Expert Training on Pigeonpea Diseases-Detection, Phenotyping and Management

November 24, 2021 @ 8:00 am - November 26, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
ICRISAT, Patancheru
Hyderabad, Telangana 502324 India

  Climate variability is likely to influence the distribution, establishment, survival and spread of diseases/ pathogens in pigeonpea. This virtual workshop focuses on equipping the pigeonpea scientific community with disease detection tools, developing screening techniques and identifying resistant sources for various soil-borne and foliar diseases in pigeonpea. The workshop will walk the participants through lectures and hands-on training specifically targeting detection and host plant resistance for facilitating breeding for disease resistance. To register click here Contact us at B.Poornima@cgiar.org

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December 2021

Agribusiness Idea Bootcamp by TEZ & ABI-ICRISAT

December 15, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - December 21, 2021 @ 5:30 pm

An online training program for entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs is being held from 15 to 21 December, 4 pm to 5.30 pm. Organized by the Agri-Business Incubator at ICRISAT’s Agribusiness Innovation Platform and The Entrepreneur Zone, the training will cover trends and opportunities in agtech, identification of strategies, development of value proposition, an overview of the agtech support system among other aspects. The training also includes a bonus one-on-one mentoring session. Session plan: 15/12: Agtech ecosystem in India by Dr…

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January 2022

Harnessing the potential of Finger millet for achieving food and nutritional security: Challenges and Prospects (ICFM-2022)

January 19 @ 8:00 am - January 22 @ 5:00 pm
ZARS, Zonal Agricultural Research Station (ZARS),
Karnataka, Karnataka India
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Download Brochure University of Agricultural Sciences Bangalore (UASB) and the organizing committee of International Conference “Harnessing the potential of Finger millet for achieving food and nutritional security: Challenges and Prospects (ICFM-2022)”. We are honoured to invite you to participate in the above mentioned conference scheduled on January 19-22, 2022 at Zonal Agricultural Research Station, Mandya, UASB, Karnataka, India. It was in 1913-1918, Dr. Leslie Coleman initiated finger millet improvement programme at Hebbal school (present University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore), resulting…

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