Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

196 Symposium--Building Institutional Capacity in Tropical Legumes

Oral Session
ASA Section: Global Agronomy
Many research and development organizations are working with institutions in the tropics to build local capacity in breeding and production of tropical legumes for food, feed and ecosystem services. This symposium will highlight novel legume-based programs.
Cosponsor(s):

Tropical Legumes Community

Tuesday, October 24, 2017: 9:00 AM-10:10 AM
Marriott Tampa Waterside, Room 10

Organizer:
Kerry M. Clark
9:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:05 AM
Capacity Building in Agriculture: A Model Program in Uganda.
Mark E. Westgate, Iowa State University; Walter P Suza, Iowa State University; Denise Bjelland, Iowa State University
9:20 AM
Clase: Capacity for Legume Adaptive Science and Education.
Sieglinde S. Snapp, Michigan State University
9:35 AM
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Builds Local Institutional Capacity in Legumes.
Stephen K. Boahen, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture; Canon Engoke, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture; Carlos Malita, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture; Nimo Wiredu, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture; David Chikoye, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
9:50 AM
Soybean Innovation Lab Institutional Capacity Building.
Peter Goldsmith, Soybean Innovation Lab; Kerry M. Clark, University of Missouri; Kristin Bilyeu, USDA-ARS
10:05 AM
Concluding Remarks
10:10 AM
Adjourn