AFSTA Congress
2020
2nd – 5th March 2020
/
Livingstone
/
Zambia
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Congress 2020 Program

The Congress dates will be from 2 - 5 MMarch 2020
Day 1
02 Mar 2020
Day 2
03 Mar 2020
Day 3
04 Mar 2020
Day 4
05 Mar 2020

[:en]Opening Ceremony[:fr]Cérémonie d’ouverture[:]

Welcome Speech and Overview of the seed sector of Kenya by, Mrs. Grace Bwanali, Chairperson of the Zambia Seed Trade Association (ZASTA) Presentation of the activities of AFSTA for 2018...
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Trading rooms and Exhibition booths open

Trading rooms and exhibition space closed during the opening ceremony

Plenary Session 1: The African seed industry in the era of innovation in agriculture

A discussion on the African seed industry in the era of innovation in agriculture. This will be moderated by: Mr. Denias Zaranyika, AFSTA board member from Zimbabwe

Plenary Session 2 : Highlights on the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA)

Mr. Kent Nnadozie, Secretary to ITPGRFA, Rome – Italy, will provide Highlights on the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA): Standard Material Transfer Agreement (SMTA)...
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AFSTA COMMITTEE MEETINGS: Plant Breeding Innovation

Plant Breeding Innovation Committee meeting, Chaired by: Mr. Kulani Machaba, AFSTA Board member from South Africa

AFSTA COMMITTEE MEETINGS: West Africa Committee

The West Africa Committee meeting Chaired by: Mr. Amadou Sarr, Managing Director of Tropicasem

[:en]Plenary Session I: Latest developments on the Phytosanitary Measures for the seed industry: the African context.[:]

[:en]Latest developments on the Phytosanitary Measures for the seed industry: the African context. Panel discussion (Panellists from : international Seed Federation, IPPC, AU-IAPSC and one seed company) [:]

[:en]Plenary Session II: Progress on the implementation of the harmonized seed regulations at the Regional Economic communities (EAC, ECOWAS, COMESA and SADC)[:]

[:en]Progress on the implementation of the harmonized seed regulations at the Regional Economic communities (EAC, ECOWAS, COMESA and SADC) Speakers: Representatives of the RECs Moderator: Given Mudenda, AFSTA Board member...
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[:en]AFSTA General Assembly 2020 Registration[:]

[:en]Registration to the General Assembly 2020 (AFSTA members only)[:]

[:en]Gala Dinner[:fr] Dîner de gala[:]

[:en]Gala Dinner (Sponsored by Corteva) Dress code: Formal or Traditional Seating arrangement: Free sitting Handover of the AFSTA flag from Zambia to the host of AFSTA congress 2021[:fr]Dîner de gala...
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Location

Livingstone, ZAMBIA
Livingstone, Zambia
+254 20 242 9017congress@afsta.org

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Livingstone, Zambia. 2-5 March 2020