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Transfer of Crop Research Knowledge to Small Farmers

This seminar is organised by Cambridge Global Food Security in collaboration with the Tropical Agriculture Association East Anglia Branch, NIAB International, and CambPlants. Participants will learn about the experiences of two of East Anglia’s leading crop research centres in transferring research results to farmers in Kenya and Ethiopia.
When May 16, 2017
from 01:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Where NIAB Innovation Farm, Villa Road, Histon, Cambridge CB24 9NZ
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Talks by:

Lesley Boyd, NIAB International

"Supporting smallholders in improving wheat cultivation."

Peter Emmrich, John Innes Centre, Norwich

The potential of improved grass pea genotypes for food security in water-stressed regions”.

There will be an opportunity to visit the research glasshouses on the adjacent NIAB Innovation Farm, especially to see wheat and ornamental plant breeding. 

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