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Tropical Legumes-III Annual Meeting

February 2627, 2017

C Fred Bentley Conference Center (212 Building)

ICRISAT, Patancheru, Telangana, India

Meeting resources 

Technical Prgram

Time

Activity

Facilitator(s)

Day 1: Sunday, February 26, 2017

08:00–08:30

Registration of Participants

Risper Gekanana

Session I:  Inaugural Session

08:30–08:35

Welcome and introduction

Rajeev Varshney

08:35–08:40

Remarks from NARS Representative

Sory Diallo

08:40–08:45

Remarks from IITA Representative

Osmane Boukar

08:45–08:50

Remarks from CIAT Representative

Clare Mukankusi

08:50–08:55

Remarks from the Principal Investigator

Rajeev Varshney

08:55–09:00

Remarks from Program Officer, BMGF

Jeff Ehlers

09:00–09:10

Inaugural Address from DG, ICRISAT

David Bergvinson

09:10-09:20

Inspirational address from DG, OFID 

Jasir Al-Herbish

09:20–09:30

Workshop Objectives

Chris Ojiewo

09:30–10:00

Tea/Coffee Break & Group Photograph

 

Session II: BPAT, Products Concept and Breeding Pipeline

10:00–10:10

Introducing group discussion on the breeding program self-assessment tool

Emmanuel Monyo

10:10–12:00

Group discussions on BPAT Self-Assessment and Improvement Plans

All

12:00–13:00

Lunch

 

13:00–13:30

Debriefing on the BPAT discussions and introduction of product concept and breeding pipeline

Kai/Paige/Chris/Emmanuel/

Jeff/Rajeev

13:30–15:00

Group discussion on and development of product concepts and breeding pipeline

All

15:00–15:30

Tea/Coffee Break

 

15:30–17:30

Group discussion on and development of product concepts and breeding pipeline continued

All

17:30–18:30

Free

 

18:30–20:30

Group Dinner @ IMOD Plaza

 

Day 2: Monday, February 27, 2017

Session III: Seed Production and Adoption Road Map

08:00–08:30

Recap of day 1 activities and briefing on seed production targets and adoption roadmaps

JC/Chris/Kai/Paige/Jeff/

Rajeev

08:30–10:00

Group discussion on and revision of seed production targets and  adoption roadmaps by variety

All

10:00–10:30

Tea/Coffee Break

 

10:30–11:00

Debriefing on seed production targets and introduction of gender dimension

All

11:00–12:00

Group discussion on seed production targets and  adoption roadmaps in relation to gender

JC/Kai/Paige

12:00–13:00

Lunch

 

13:00–13:30

Debriefing on seed, adoption, gender and introduction of publication

Kai/Paige/Chris/Rajeev

13:30–15:00

Group discussion on publication roadmaps/plans and any pending issues

All

15:00–15:30

Tea/Coffee Break

 

Session IV:  Closing Session

15:30–16:30

Final Plenary feedback/discussion on BPAT, PIPs, Genetic Gains, Seed Production Targets, Variety Adoption Roadmaps, Gender and Publication Plans

All

16:30–16:40

Remarks from DDG- Research, ICRISAT

Peter Carberry

16:40–16:50

Closing remarks from BMGF

Jeff Ehlers

16:50–17:00

Acknowledgements

Rajeev Varshney