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  • 07

    All day
    Lusaka, Zambia
    M9, Lusaka, Zambia


    This will be an end-of-project meeting attended by all partners implementing Africa RISING to scale in Eastern Zambia. The objectives of the meeting are as follows:

    Share updates on project activities implemented and achievements since inception
    Capture/document lessons learned from project implementation
    Develop an exit strategy for project activities and partners

  • 11

    All day
    IITA, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
    IITA Entrance Rd, Ibadan, Nigeria

    This is a 5-day training workshop that will enable participants acquire the basic molecular techniques required for success in scientific research. Participants will experience hands-on training on genomic DNA extraction, electrophoresis, Polymerase Chain Reaction amplification, and RT-PCR and cDNA synthesis.

  • 11

    All day
    Zanzibar, Tanzania
    Zanzibar Town, Tanzania


    Project partners implementing Africa RISING activities in Tanzania, Malawi, and Zambia will convene to achieve the following objectives:

    Documentation of scalable research outputs for dissemination
    Put together an advanced draft of the Africa RISING ESA technology handbook
    Review of main scientific achievements of the project
    Share report from PCT/SAG meetings held in June and determine follow-up actions
    Identify loose ends and how to tie them up
    Share progress on scaling partnerships with development partners

  • 11

    12:00 -13:00

    Listen to our own Kwesi Atta-Krah, chair of IITA50 Committee, who joins 11 other speakers from the CG system talk about successful communication initiatives. Kwesi will speak about the highly successful IITA50 celebration and how communication played a central role.

    Details are in this blogpost: https://blog.gfar.net/2017/08/31/gfar-webinar-communications-success-stories/

  • 21

    All day
    Bujumbura, Burundi
    Bujumbura, Burundi

    Venue: LA DETENTE, Bujumbura/ Burundi


    Organisée par la Station IITA au Burundi en collaboration avec le Ministère de l’Agriculture et de l’Elevage, cette célébration réunira le Ministre de l’Agriculture et de l’Elevage du Burundi, les Ambassadeurs du Nigéria, de la République Unie de la Tanzanie, de la RD-Congo, du Rwanda, du Royaume de Belgique et du Royaume des Pays Bas.

    Nos partenaires seront aussi présents: le Représentant Résident de la FAO, le Représentant Résident du FIDA et le Représentant Résident du PAM au Burundi.

    Suivez-nous : http://50years.iita.org/