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Event: Annual Project Meeting on Accelerating Better Banana Breeding

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Meeting on Accelerating Better Banana Breeding

Accelerating Breeding of Better Banana Annual Project Meeting

IITA is a multi-award-winning R4D organization dedicated to alleviating hunger, poverty, and the degradation of natural resources in Africa. IITA has been working with international and national partners to improve livelihoods, promote food and nutrition security, increase employment, and protect natural resource integrity since 1967.

Traditional banana breeding is a difficult and time-consuming process. During our annual project meeting, which will be placed physically in Arusba, Tanzania on the 23rd and 25th of May 2022, Prof Rony Swennen, IITA, will lead the discussion and highlight project progress. This year’s meeting will also highlight the Hon. Minister of Agriculture, Hussein Bashe, releasing the first-ever banana varieties in Tanzania as part of this effort.

DATE: May 23(Monday)- May 25(Wednesday) 2022

Location: Arusha, Tanzania

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