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Biotechnologies Symposium. Parallel Session 3.3. Investing in biotechnology solutions through capacity development and partnerships

Green Room (FAO Headquarters)
17.02.2016
 Rome time

Chair: Kongming Wu, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China


Introductory remarks: Kongming Wu


Biosciences capacity building in Africa: Lessons learned from Biosciences eastern and central Africa (BecA), Helen Altshul, Biosciences eastern and central Africa,Nairobi, Kenya


Case studies of public-private partnerships in agricultural biotechnologies: Lessons learned, Denis Murphy, University of South Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom


Building partnerships, empowering champions: The example of the Cornell Alliance for Science, Sarah Evanega, Cornell University, Ithaca, United States of America


North-south/west-east cooperation in agricultural biotechnologies: Some lessons from Italy, Riccardo Aleandri, Council for Agricultural Research and Economical Analysis, Rome, Italy


Case studies of south-south collaboration in agricultural biotechnologies: Lessons learned, Sachin Chaturvedi, Research and Information System for Developing Countries, New Delhi, India


Discussion: moderated by Courtney Paisley, Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD), Rome, Italy


Closing remarks: Kongming Wu

 

 

Topics: Agriculture & crops,Biotechnology
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