Opportunities and challenges for hybrid potatoes in East Africa

Thursday June 13th – Friday June 14th 2019
AA-toren, Technologiepark 122, 9052 Ghent, Belgium

Workshop aims

The major aim of the workshop is to assess the opportunities and challenges for hybrid potato breeding and cultivation in East Africa from a perspective of ‘responsible innovation’. Responsible innovation in this context seeks to benefit productivity, sustainability, diversity and equity in systems of agriculture, while taking into account the needs and interests of a variety of stakeholders.



Registration fee: 100 € (includes presentations, coffee breaks, lunches, reception, dinner)

To subscribe please send an e-mail to with your full name + address or if your are sponsored by your company/institute, provide us with the full name of the institute, address and VAT number. You will receive an invoice. Your registration is complete after payment.

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A Workshop organized by VIB-International Plant Biotechnology Outreach and Project group POTAREI