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Maize research & outreach materials for crop protection

Dr Anne Wangai’s presentation to UK Launch Conference

Details of a second researcher presentation for the CONNECTED UK Launch Conference in Bristol later this month have been confirmed.

Dr. Anne Wangai

Dr. Anne Wangai

Dr Anne Wangai, a Chief Research Officer at the Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research Organisation (KALRO), Kenya, will address delegates on the second day of the conference, Tuesday 30 January. Dr Wangai is a member of the CONNECTED Management Board.

In her presentation Dr Wangai will explain her current research with a particular focus on maize – as well as the development of outreach materials for crop protection.

She will also outline her vision for the CONNECTED community, highlighting opportunities for collaboration and interdisciplinary working.

The draft conference programme provides a summary of the events and activities planned. You can download it from the ‘Events’ page using this link. Note: As this is a draft document some aspects may be subject to change. We are currently finalising the programme and the final version will be available shortly.

Dr Anne Wangai is a Chief Research Officer at KALRO, with extensive experience in agricultural systems in Eastern Africa, having worked in numerous interdisciplinary national and regional research projects. She has coordinated national and regional projects, establishing and maintaining close links with researchers in the National Agricultural Research Systems (NARS), universities, government and international agencies. She has contributed widely to research of viruses affecting major food crops in Sub-Saharan Africa and in the development of outreach materials in the area of crop protection.

Read more about Dr Anne Wangai here