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International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
- October 05-09, 2008
- International Conference - Banana 2008
- Leisure Lodge Resort in Mombasa, Kenya
- This conference is urgently needed as banana and plantain are key staple crops in rural households in Africa. They are also being increasingly targeted for income generation through improved linkages with the private sector. The conference also intends to foster research and trade experiences from other commodities. The result of this meeting will be to fully realize the potential of this crucial crop for poverty alleviation and wealth generation. Topics:- Develop an African strategy for the next decade to exploit banana and plantain research - Strengthen research partnerships to overcome production bottlenecks - Harmonize research with production trends, emerging markets and trade networks !26 May 2008 - Final decision about Conference venue![gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
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