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02december 2021

Nematology Awareness Day

9h00 AM EAT | @ icipe Nairobi, Kenya

  • 9-9h10: Opening of the day by Thomas Dubois (Head of Plant Health – icipe)
  • 9h10-9h30: Introduction by Danny Coyne (IITA) and project video
  • 9h30-9h50: Summer Course Nematology by Beira H Meressa (Jimma University)
  • 9h50-10h20: IMaNema students: sharing experiences on Kenya Track
  • 10h20-10h45: BREAK
  • 10h45-11h30: Industry on experience and impact of interactions with IMaNemastudents : KALRO, Syngenta, CABI, RealIPM
  • 11h30-11h50: BCCN/SCN participants sharing experiences
  • 11h50-12h: VLIR-UOS by Kristien Verbrugghen (Director VLIR-UOS)
  • 12h00-12h15: wrap-up of the morning by Solveig Haukeland (icipe)
  • 12h15-13h30: lunch break
  • 13h30-13h45: What’s next for nematology education? by Inge Dehennin and DoraScott (Ghent University)
  • 13h45-14h: How long time investment in Higher Education Institutions can turnthings around by Njira Njira Pili (Moi University)
  • 14h-15h30: Discussion on how to create nematode awareness with small-scalefarmers and agricultural extension officers through the IMaNema programma byLaura Cortada (Ghent University) and Danny Coyne (IITA)
  • 15h30-16h30: Handing over the BCCN certificates by Lilian Kariuki and VivianAtieno (icipe) followed by BCCN participants appreciation
  • 16h30-17h: Closing of the day by Sunday Ekesi (Director Research & Partnerships- icipe)
  • 17h15: Reception


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