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July 2019

Responding to Fall Armyworm in Asia (E-Conference)

July 10, 2019 @ 7:00 am - July 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am UTC

E-conference will take stock of what we know about the FAW outbreak in Asia, discuss how we can respond and what we can learn from the African experience.

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Statistical Analysis of Genetic and Phenotypic Data for Breeders

July 15, 2019 - July 26, 2019
CIMMYT HQ, Carretera México-Veracruz Km. 45, El Batán
Texcoco, 56237 Mexico
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Through lectures, practices and discussions, you will learn: Basic concepts about Generalized Linear Mixed Models; Basic quantitative genetic concepts applied in Genome Selection and Plant Breeding; Analysis of genetic data, data management, diversity analysis, genome wide association studies.

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1st International Wheat Congress (IWC)

July 21, 2019 - July 26, 2019
TCU Place, 35 22 St E
Saskatoon, SK S7K 0C8 Canada
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Can$600 – Can$1800

The Congress is the first meeting of its kind. It will include a balanced program encompassing six areas of wheat research.

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August 2019

Africa Food Security Leadership Dialogue

August 5, 2019 - August 6, 2019
Kigali Convention Center, KG 2 Roundabout
Kigali, Rwanda
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The meeting will facilitate engagement between key stakeholders to galvanize unified action around adaptation of Africa’s agriculture and food systems to climate change.

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September 2019

African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) 2019

September 3, 2019 - September 6, 2019
Accra Accra, Ghana + Google Map

The theme of AGRF 2019 will be "Grow Digital: Leveraging digital transformation to drive sustainable food systems in Africa."

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October 2019

XXIII Reunión Latinoamericana del Maíz y IV Congreso de Semillas

October 7, 2019 - October 10, 2019
GHL Hotel Montería, Calle 44 No. 8 - 43
Montería, Córdoba Colombia
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Un espacio para intercambiar experiencias y perspectivas sobre agricultura sostenible, cambio climático y mejoramiento genético.

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Global Science Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture

October 8, 2019 - October 10, 2019
AYANA Resort and Spa, Jl. Karang Mas Sejahtera
Jimbaran, Bali 80364 Indonesia
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$250 – $600

Since the term climate-smart agriculture (CSA) was coined in 2010, the biannual global science conferences on CSA have emerged as the key global forum for scientific exchange to underpin CSA implementation.

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Wheat Diversity & Human health

October 22, 2019 - October 24, 2019
Elite World İstanbul Hotel, Kocatepe Mahallesi, Şehit Muhtar Mh., Şehit Muhtar Caddesi No:42
Beyoğlu/İstanbul, 34437 Turkey
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$175 – $400

The conference will bring together wheat researchers and the human health community to exchange information and discuss strategies for improving the health benefits of wheat by exploiting diverse genetic resources, modern breeding and genomics, and sustainable production and processing technologies.

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African Plant Breeders Association (APBA) conference

October 23, 2019 - October 25, 2019
University of Ghana, Department of Economics
Legon, Accra, Ghana
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$50 – $150

The first APBA conference will discuss advances in classical breeding and application of modern breeding tools for food and nutrition security in Africa.

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November 2019

7th International Cereal Nematodes Symposium

November 3, 2019 - November 6, 2019
National Agricultural Research Complex New Delhi, India + Google Map

The International Cereal Nematodes Symposium (ICNS) is an extension to the International Cereal Nematode Initiative (ICNI) that was established in 2006. It aims to create a critical mass of scientific capacity and skills to deliver sustainable solutions by working at both the practical and theoretical level.

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Conservation Agriculture: Gateway for Sustainable Intensification of Smallholder Systems

November 18, 2019 - November 30, 2019
CIMMYT India, G2, B Block, National Agricultural Science Centre Complex (NASC), Dev Prakash Shastri Marg
New Delhi, 110012 India
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Participants will develop enhanced understanding on the locally adapted conservation agriculture-based sustainable intensification principles and practices, application of new tools and techniques, and how to scale appropriate conservation agriculture machinery for diverse production systems, agro-ecologies and farm typologies.

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Gender dynamics in formal seed systems in sub-Saharan Africa and worldwide lessons

November 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CET
The Victoria Seeds mobile seed shop at the Dokolo market, Northern Uganda. The company uses the motorbike shop to reach farmers in remote villages where there are no agro-dealers (Photo: Kipenz Film/CIMMYT)

This webinar will share practical approaches to reduce the gender gap in the adoption of improved seed varieties in sub-Saharan Africa.

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December 2019


December 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm CET
IFEMA, Avda. del Partenón, 5 Madrid España / Spain
Madrid, Madrid 28042 Spain
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Jelle Van Loon will participate in two sessions of the UN Climate Change conference in Madrid.

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January 2020

7th International Conference “Phytopathology in Achieving UN Sustainable Development Goals”

January 16, 2020 - January 20, 2020
ICAR-IARI, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa
New Delhi, Delhi 110012 India
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$110 – $500

A common forum to discuss plant pathogens, the diseases they cause, the threat they pose to global agriculture, and methods and strategies to combat them.

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February 2020

Second International Crop Modelling Symposium (iCROPM2020)

February 3, 2020 - February 5, 2020
Montpellier Montpellier, France + Google Map

Crop modelers from around the world will meet to exchange on advances in crop modelling and identify challenges and new opportunities for future research.

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