Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)
UNECA Conference Hall - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The overall objective of the conference is to establish a forum for dialogue, enhance awareness raising, mobilize effective commitment and actions through bringing together policy makers, academicians and practicing stakeholder with the aim of effectively mainstreaming ...
The ACSS Conference series is held every odd year in one of the African countries. The goal of the conferences is to promote the active exchange of crop sciences information, innovation, and new ideas.
International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS)
Protea Hotel - The Winkler in White River - Mpumalanga, South Africa
The sessions will focus on: GMO’s in developing countries, Plant and pest diseases – Reducing Environmental Footprint, Exploitation and Progress of GMO’s in Fruits, Flowers and Vegetables, Progress of GMO’s in other crops and Regulation and Legislation.
Sandton Convention Centre - Johannesburg, South Africa
ABIC 2011 will bring together leading International researchers in the AgBio sector with industry partners and investors. The theme for ABIC 2011 will be "Agricultural Biotechnology for Economic Development".
EUCARPIA - European Association for Research on Plant Breeding
Dublin Castle Conference Centre - Dublin, Ireland
What will the future of forage and turf grass breeding look like? European grasslands in the future; Breeding strategies; Novel emerging tools for forage and turf species; Breeding towards breeding objectives (Abiotic and biotic stresses,
Irrigation and systems for water and soil management, production of seeds, mainly hybrid, post-harvest, pricing and marketing and farmer and professional training, as well as the future of investment in the sector in Africa.
Goals: Enhance the seed industry sector in Africa, increase the inter-intra collaboration in both field of seed industry and agricultural biotechnology, propose Centers of Excellence in the field of plant breeding and biotechnology in Africa
Public Intellectual Property Resource for Agriculture (PIPRA)
Kenya School of Monetary Studies - Nairobi, Kenya
Focus on patents and trademarks and their use in East Africa. The expert presenters will give the audience a practical, nuts-and-bolts overview of how SMEs can best identify, protect, and monetize their intangible assets.
Conference topics will include technical and market developments in Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) including Specialty Plant Nutrition, fertigation, irrigation, Biological Plant Protection and Greenhouse technology with a focus on some important themes.
Topics will include: "Water & Disease Management in Turf," "A Specialist's View on What’s Going On In Texas Turf," “Weed Control and Herbicide Update For Turf,” "Tree Maintenance in Turf Areas," "Armyworm, Grasshoppers and Other Insects," "Impacts of Reduced Budgets on ...