The team of BPAT assessors, visited CIMMYT headquarters in El Batan, Mexico. View photos in Gallery
In March 2018, the BPAT assessors travelled to Ibadan in Nigeria, on an assignment at the AfricaRice research station.
The BPAT team travelled to the Philippines in April, to visit the International Rice Research Institute in Los Banos. VIEW MORE PHOTOS IN IMAGE GALLERY
UQ’s Professor Mark Cooper has joined Dr Yilma Kebede and Dr Chris Lambrides as permanent members of the BPAT Team. Professor Mark Cooper is Chair of Prediction Based Crop Improvement at The University of Queensland, and a global leader in
Our BPAT Assessors travelled to Uganda in February. During their visit, Dr Edward Kanju from IITA (right in photo), expressed his gratitude for the potential improvements the BPAT program is bringing to the cassava breeding program. The photo shows Dr
Our team of consultants will be travelling to Nigeria at the end of November to carry out assessments of IITA’s breeding programs of soybean, cowpea, maize, yam and plantain (banana).
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.
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.