Training cohort at the V4 Early Career Researcher Development Programme, University of Bristol, June 2019.

Benefits of being a CONNECTED Network member

29th June 2023

We caught up with Dr Benard Mukoye, Chief Inspector at the Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS), to ask how being a CONNECTED Network member helps him in his career. Benard has been a CONNECTED Network member since 2018. In June 2019 he…

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Getting the most out of your CONNECTED Network membership

29th June 2023

CONNECTED has over 1600 members in 94 countries. The Network is a unique multidisciplinary resource of researchers, plant health professionals and stakeholders interested in entomology, plant pathology and vector-borne plant disease. We have a searchable Membership Directory that can be used to reach…

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Cassava health

A sustainable future for the CONNECTED Network

29th June 2023

CONNECTED was established with UK government Global Challenges Research Funding to build a sustainable network of multi-disciplinary international researchers tackling the problems caused by vector-borne plant viral diseases. Currently the network has over 1600 members in 94 countries. It has created a unique…

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Training cohort at the Train-the-Trainer course, ILRI, Nairobi, March 2023

Delivering training for National Agricultural Research Systems

29th June 2023

At the recent vector and virus diagnostics (VVD) training event at Biosciences for Africa (B4A)-ILRI Hub, Nairobi, we asked Dr Cathrine Ziyomo, their Business Development Specialist, about the value of working with CONNECTED to jointly deliver training opportunities. Cathrine explained the important role…

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Research outputs – a few highlights

7th June 2023

We have gathered together a few highlights from the project outputs in a new web page, covering a range of plant viruses and crops. Take a look!

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Get started with Vector and Virus Diagnostics – join our webinar!

19th May 2023

In these short webinars, we will introduce you to the online Vector and Virus Diagnostics resources and the Train-the-Trainer materials

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Launching… Vector and Virus Diagnostics online resources!

27th April 2023

NEW – online resources for all CONNECTED members! If you want to improve your expertise on all aspects of vector and virus diagnostics, login and take yourself through our self-led course. A disease is devastating your field of crops, but how do you…

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Plant virus impacts in a changing climate

22nd March 2023

Last month we ran a stakeholder consultation workshop for mapping weather and climate services and digital information and tools for crop pest and disease management in Kenya

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10th Webinar: Virus diagnostics, HTS & library preparation

21st February 2023

The next CONNECTED webinar will be on Thursday 16th March 2023
10.30am to 12.00pm GMT (Please check time zone differences)

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VVD Kenya course programme

Vector and Virus Diagnostics training in Kenya

20th February 2023

As part of a joint programme co-delivered by Biosciences for Africa at the B4A-ILRI Hub, the CONNECTED Network has trained 21 plant scientists from 11 countries in ‘Vector and Virus Diagnostics’.

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