In August 2017, BPAT leader Dr Chris Lambrides, visited IITA in Ibadan, Nigeria, to organise BPATs of the cassava, yam, soybean, cowpea, maize and plantain (banana) breeding programs. Dr David De Koeyer, Project Leader of the Yam Breeding Program at
In August 2017, the BPAT team attended the UK summit in London, as part of the Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat (DGGW) project, run by Cornell University. Participants at the UK summit of the DGGW project
In May 2017, the BPAT team of assessors travelled to IITA (International Institute for Tropical Agricultrue) and NARO (National Agricultural Research Organisation) to review 3 banana breeding programs. hand pollination of Mchare banana IITA Arusha Tanzania BPAT assessors with IITA
In March 2017, the BPAT team of assessors, traveled to CIMMYT in Mexico, to review the wheat breeding program. Dr Ravi Singh – CIMMYT distinguished scientist and Head Wheat breeder BPAT assessors at CIMMYT Obregon BPAT assessors at CIMMYT Obregon
Dr David Jordan and Dr Emma Mace (QAAFI) interviewed by Channel 7 (Toowoomba, QLD, Australia) A Warwick research facility is wrapping up a project, funded by Bill Gates, to develop drought-resistant sorghum for use in Ethiopia. (SOURCE: 7 News Toowoomba
The results from the BPAT reviews (done in November 2016) were used in a workshop held for ICRISAT cooperators to help guide breeding programs in improving their targeting, speed, scale, efficiency, quality (control, precision, and accuracy) according to each partner’s
In November 2016, the BPAT team of assessors, traveled to ICRISAT in India, to review 5 major breeding programs :- sorghum, pearlmillet, pigeonpea, groundnut and chickpea. ICRISAT breeding programs BPAT assessors at ICRISAT India ICRISAT ground nut breeding program BPAT
1 2 3 In August 2016, the BPAT team visited the bread wheat breeding program at the Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research, in Kulumsa Ethiopia.
In August 2016, the BPAT team met with the EIAR (Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research) bread wheat breeding team, in Kulumsa, Ethiopia.