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Improving rural livelihoods by reducing crop losses

Annual Seminar of the Tropical Agriculture Association East Anglia Branch, co-hosted by Cambridge Global Food Security and CambPlants Hub, focussing on reducing crop losses especially in East Africa.
When May 09, 2018
from 01:30 PM to 05:00 PM
Where David Attenborough Building (Room 1.25a) Museums Site, Pembroke St, Cambridge
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o   Dr Philip Taylor on the work of CABI’s Plantwise programme and how it supports smallholder farmers, aiming at increasing food security and improving rural livelihoods by reducing crop losses.

o   Luke Braidwood on maize lethal necrosis, a viral condition which has been spreading around East Africa over the last 5-10 years.

There will also be a tour of the David Attenborough Building, home to the Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI) and many important NGOs in the conservation field.