The African Plant Breeders Association is holding its 2021 conference in Rwanda on Oct. 25-30 at the Kigali Convention Centre, with a virtual option available to people who want to join online.

The conference will follow the theme “Accelerating Genetic Gains in Plant Breeding for Resilience and Transformative Food Systems and Economic Growth in Africa” and is hosted by APBA President Eric Yirenkyi Danquah, with co-host Dr. Gerardine Mukeshimana, Hon. Minister of Agriculture for Rwanda.

The registration fee to attend in person is $20-$100, while the virtual option is free.

Register at or find out more about the APBA at the organisation’s website.

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