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March 2020

The art and science of scaling impact for smallholder agriculture – POSTPONED

March 26 - March 27
CIMMYT HQ, Carretera México-Veracruz Km. 45, El Batán
Texcoco, 56237 Mexico
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The conference will bring together representatives from the donor, implementation and research communities to share lessons learned, discuss mainstreaming, and strengthen the network of experts in scaling, agriculture and rural development.

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May 2020

Generation Equality Forum – POSTPONED

May 7 - May 8

A global public conversation for urgent action and accountability for gender equality, the Forum will kick off in Mexico City (7–8 May 2020) and culminate in Paris (7–10 July 2020).

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June 2020

Transforming Wheat Breeding Through Integrated Data Management and Analysis with GOBii – POSTPONED

June 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm BST
John Innes Centre (JIC), Norwich Research Park, Colney Ln
Norwich, NR4 7UH United Kingdom
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This workshop will focus on GOBii data management and tools.

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Supporting the management of fall armyworm in Africa and Asia: Best practices and lessons learned

June 18 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am UTC-5
(Online)
Free

Panelists will reflect on the success of fall armyworm intervention and the key to better respond to similar pest and disease outbreaks.

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Take It to the Farmer: Reflections on Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat

June 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am CDT
(Online)
Free

Panelists will discuss what it means to deliver genetic gain in wheat to farmers and ways to improve the future impact of wheat research.

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July 2020

Nutritious Maize: Technologies, Development and Availability in South Asia

July 21 - July 23
(Online)

The webinar will share experiences from Africa, Latin America and Asia on the development and deployment of biofortified maize varieties and products.

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Increasing maize varietal turnover in sub‐Saharan Africa

July 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm EAT
(Online)

This webinar will provide an opportunity to learn from seed industry players and national agricultural research partners partners.

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August 2020

Genomic-assisted maize breeding: Status and Opportunities

August 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EAT
(Online)
Free

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), in collaboration with national programs and the private seed sector, is intensively engaged in developing and deploying improved climate resilient maize varieties for tropical/ subtropical environments in Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and Latin America. Changing climates, environmental degradation, and devastating pathogens and insect-pests are known threats to crop production and productivity, especially in the tropics. As crop yields are the result of the interplay of improved genetics and agronomy, for consistent increase of…

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September 2020

African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) Virtual Summit 2020

September 8 - September 11
(Online)
Free

The theme of this year's virtual forum is Feed the Cities, Grow the Continent.

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HZAU-CIMMYT joint webinar on Intelligent Agriculture

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
(Online)
Free

Topics covered include crop informatics and modern breeding.

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One CGIAR Global Webinar Series on Genome Editing in Agriculture: Innovations for Sustainable Production and Food Systems

September 22 @ 7:30 am - October 20 @ 9:50 am CDT
Free

Webinars will take stock of current research and applications of genome editing and address related topics that impact the enabling environment needed to translate research into practice.

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October 2020

Borlaug Global Rust Initiative Technical Workshop 2020

October 7 @ 7:00 am - October 9 @ 10:00 am CDT
Free

Virtual gathering of the world's scientists working in wheat and rust research, delivering innovations to farmers across the world.

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CIMMYT at the World Food Prize and the 2020 Borlaug Dialogue

October 14 @ 7:45 am - 8:45 am CDT
Free

Side event on CGIAR in Latin America will show how collaboration and innovations in IT, finance, climate and food systems result in broader impact.

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COMPASS: An observation, administration and analysis system for crop production

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Free

REZATEC is hosting a webinar on improving the yield estimation process for wheat, corn or sugarcane with the COMPASS smartphone app. 

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Big Data in Agriculture Convention 2020

October 21 - October 23
CIP, Av. La Molina 1895
La Molina, Lima 15023 Peru
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$100 – $260

The convention will bring together the people and organizations that make the Big Data Platform successful.

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