Annual Review and Planning Workshop for Tropical Legumes III & HOPE II Projects
Speke Resort Hotel, Kampala, Uganda 03-06 April 2018
For the year 2018, the annual review and planning workshop of TL III and HOPE II was held at Speke Resort Hotel, Kampala in Uganda from 3-6 April 2018. The objectives were to (i) to review the progress of the two projects and prioritize the activities for the year 2018, (ii) review the project planning, monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning and reporting approaches including digital data collection and seed roadmap and; and (iii) evaluate and analyze the speed, efficiency and quality of outputs of the partner breeding programs for enhanced genetic gains.
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Tropical Legumes III had its annual meeting on 26-27, February, 2017 at ICRISAT, HQ Patancheru- Hyderabad, India. The main objectives of the meeting were:
- To discuss breeding program self-assesment and set baselines for program improvement
- To develop product concepts and improved breeding process pipelines
- To update seed production targets and gender-responsive variety adoption roadmaps, and
- To work out a plan of data sharing, management, analysis and publication
InterDrought-V an international conference to debate key issues and strategies relevant for improving crops yield and stability under drought and other stress conditions is scheduled to be held during 21-25 February, 2017 at Hyderabad, International Convention Center (HICC), Hyderabad, India. For registration and other details visit the InterDrought-V conference website.
TL III: Genetic Gains Program Improvement Work Plan workshop, 1-2 Sep, 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.
Tropical Legumes III organized Genetic Gains Program Improvement Work Plan workshop in Nairobi, Kenya during 1-2 Sep, 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya. The workshop was held under the theme “Increasing the Gentics Gains of Project Partners Breeding Programs”. The main objective of the workshop was to use the results of the Breeding Program Assesment Tools (BPAT) as a resource to help guide our breeding program in improving its targeting, speed, scale, efficiency, quality (control, precision and accuracy according to its unique characterstics and resources.
TL III: Regional Monitoring Learning and Evaluation workshop, 30-31 Aug, 2016,Nairobi, Kenya
Tropical Legumes III Community had its first annual meeting during 3rd & 4th March, 2016, at Chrismar Hotel Livingstone, Zambia. This annual meet was organized on the sidelines of the “Pan-African Grain Legume and World Cowpea Conference” during 28 February to 4 March 2016 at the AVANI Victoria Falls Resort.
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Feed-the-Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Grain Legumes (Legume Innovation Lab), and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), in collaboration with major international agricultural research organizations and development partners and sponsors, proudly announce the holding of the Joint Pan-African Grain Legume and World Cowpea Conference on 28 February to 4 March 2016 at the AVANI Victoria Falls Resort (formerly the Zambezi Sun Hotel) in Livingstone, Zambia. TL III participation – Photos
Tropical Legumes III Project Launch
held at Nairobi, Kenya from 18-21 August, 2015
Work plans that aligned with country strategies; involved women and youth; recognized emerging partnerships; and built on lessons and synergies from Tropical Legumes I and II projects were released by the respective country teams at a workshop to mark the launch of the Tropical Legumes III (TL III) project. Read More