Curso internacional de pre-mejoramiento genetico de plantas
An international course, in Spanish, that takes place at the Universidade Central de Venezuela and is sponsored, among others, by FAO. It includes both theoretical and practical exercises, including e.g. laboratory applications of biochemical and molecular markers, and its objective is to strengthen plant breeding in Latin America and the Caribbean by training young researchers in strategies to use plant germplasm, with an emphasis in pre-breeding. There are places for 25 national and 25 international participants.