Hands-on biometrics training for plant breeding in Nairobi, Kenya

Using sound statistical approaches is one of the most effective ways to increase heritability, response to selection and consequently expected genetic gains. The International Potato Center (CIP) is organizing a biometrics training funded by the OneCGIAR Breeding Resources Initiative and the SweetGAINS BMGF investment implemented by CIP and partners, from 5 till 9 December 2022 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Scientists from CGIAR centers and national partners are encouraged to apply through the registration form not later than September 21st, 2022. Training acceptance includes sponsorship with travel, hotel transport, accommodation, and meals, although co-funding by the participant is encouraged.