Month: September 2021

KEY TWEAKS FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE: CONNECTED ONLINE SEMINAR

An online presentation by Dr Emmanuel Okogbenin entitled “The Imperatives and Key Tweaks to Building a Sustainable Agricultural Transformative Change in Africa” is now available to watch on the CONNECTED Vimeo channel. Dr Okogbenin is based at the African Agricultural Technology Foundation in…

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BANANA BUNCHY TOP VIRUS: CONNECTED ONLINE SEMINAR

An online presentation by Dr Lava Kumar entitled “Controlling Transboundary Spread of Vector-Borne Viruses in Africa: Banana Bunchy Top Virus Case Study” is now available to watch on the CONNECTED Vimeo channel. Dr Kumar is a Head of Virology and Molecular Diagnostics Unit/Germplasm…

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In memory of Professor Simon Leather

The CONNECTED team is very sad to share the news that our highly esteemed Management Board member, and dear friend, Professor Simon Leather has passed away. Simon was a key member of our Management Board from the start of CONNECTED and a good friend to all the CONNECTED Network…

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UKRI-BBSRC workshop ahead of funding call

We are sharing news that may be of interest to some of our Network members The UKRI Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council is hosting an international workshop on Plant Health on Wednesday, 22nd of September 2021. This is in preparation for the…

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‘Exploring the role of Ham1 in Cassava Brown Streak Disease’: CONNECTED Online Seminar

An online presentation made by Dr. Andy Bailey (University of Bristol, UK) on 17 June 2021 to the third in the CONNECTED Online Seminar Series is now available for Network members to watch on the CONNECTED Vimeo channel. Dr Bailey’s presentation, ‘Exploring the…

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‘Managing Vector-Borne Viruses of Cassava’: CONNECTED Online Seminar

An online presentation by Dr. James Legg (International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Tanzania) to the third in the 2021 CONNECTED Online Seminar Series on 17 June 2021, is now available for Network members to watch on the CONNECTED Vimeo channel. In his presentation,…

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