AFSTA CONGRESS 2021 PRESENTATIONS

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Tuesday 28th September 2021

MEETING OF SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS ON CEREALS AND VEGETABLES

Essentially Derived Varieties in Africa: Challenges and Prospects by Mr. Benjamin Rivoire, Head of Seed Sector Cooperation and Regional Development (Africa, Arab Countries) of UPOV

Seed Laws and Regulations Affecting the Development of the Private Vegetable Seed Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa, by  Prof. Katrin Kuhlmann – President of the New Markets Lab

Fall Army Worm management in Africa: Progress and Challenges by Dr. B.M. Prasanna – Director, CGIAR Research Program MAIZE & Global Maize

Tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV):  control and update in Africa by  Dr. Isaac Macharia, Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)

 

Wednesday 29 September 2021

09:00 – 12:30 OPENING CEREMONY

                                                 13:30 – 17:30 PLENARY SESSIONS  

 

Thursday 30th September 2021

  • The African seed industry and the implementation of the Intellectual Property Rights