BOND Launch + Webinar: IITA Breeding Operations / Bayer Seed Processing
Please join EiB, IITA, Bayer and more on June 9 for the launch of the Breeding Operations Network for Development (BOND), plus webinars on Seed Processing with Bayer and Breeding Operations with IITA.
BOND Launch (25 mins): Breeding operations teams are vital for ensuring programs deliver the varieties needed by smallholder farmers. There are many good practices being adopted; it’s time to share and collaborate. Join CGIAR Excellence in Breeding (EiB) for the launch of BOND — the Breeding Operations Network for Development (BOND), and learn:
BOND vision as a “CoP with teeth,” supporting and connecting breeding operations specialists
Plans for webinars, capacity development, resources and connections with colleagues
Webinar (95 mins): Following the launch will be the webinar, “Breeding operations at IITA & Seed production/processing at Bayer” from the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and the Bayer Crop Science teams, with overviews of their management principles, practices and opportunities. Followed by Q&A.