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Webinar - The Pan-African Soybean Trials: Addressing Seed Availability across 14 Countries and 50+ Locations with 40+ Varieties

Event Date: 
Jun 13, 2019
9:00 am to 10:00 am CDT
Online Event
The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Soybean Value Chain Research (Soybean Innovation Lab, SIL)


Join us on Thursday, June 13, at 9 a.m. CDT for the webinar:

The Pan-African Soybean Trials: 
Addressing Seed Availability Across 14 Countries and 50+ Locations with 40+ Varieties 

In this latest webinar from the Feed the Future Soybean Innovation Lab (SIL), researchers from the U.S. and Africa will describe how the consortium is solving the seed availability issue in Africa through the Pan-African Soybean Trial Program, a transparent, fast-track approach currently underway in 14 countries across Africa in over 50 locations.

Panelists Dr. Brian Diers (SIL, University of Illinois), Dr. Godfree Chigeza (IITA, Zambia), and Florence Kamwana (DARS, Malawi), along with PAT Program Manager Michelle da Fonseca Santos (SIL, University of Illinois), will outline the goals of the trials, provide variety test results from Malawi, Cameroon, Rwanda, and Uganda and discuss the variety release process. Learn more about this innovative program, how to get involved, and see results from the first two years of trials. 


Click here to register for our free webinar. We hope you will join us on June 13!


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