FAO.org

Home > webcast > Home

Biotechnologies Symposium. Parallel Session 1.1. Facing the challenges of climate change: Adaptation in the crop and forestry sectors

Sheikh Zayed Centre (FAO headquarters)
15.02.2016

Rome time

Chair: Chittaranjan Kole, Jacob School of Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Allahabad, India
Introductory remarks: Chittaranjan Kole


Developing rice varieties with enhanced adaptation to lowland farming systems: Case studies from South Asia, Abdelbagi Ismail, International Rice Research Institute, Los Baños, the Philippines


Harnessing agricultural biotechnology for resilience to climate change: A lesson from water efficient maize for Africa project, Yoseph Beyene, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), Nairobi, Kenya


Molecular breeding in legumes for resource-poor farmers: Chickpea for Ethiopia and India, Douglas Cook, University of California Davis, Davis, United States


Genomic approaches for dissecting fitness traits in forest tree landscapes, Ciro De Pace, Università degli Studi della Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy


Use of genomics for understanding and improving adaptation to climate change in forest trees, Sally Aitken, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

 

Discussion: moderated by Chittaranjan Kole


Closing remarks: Chittaranjan Kole

Topics: Agriculture & crops,Biotechnology
The copy has been successful!

About FAO webcast

The FAO webcast page provides live transmissions of events held at FAO headquarters. 

(The interpretation of proceedings serves to facilitate communication and does not constitute an authentic or verbatim record of the proceedings. Only the original speech is authentic)

CALENDAR