Southern African Society for Plant Pathology (SASPP) Conference

When: 20 – 24 January, 2019

Where: Langebaan, South Africa

What: The conference’s objective is to provide opportunities for plant pathologists to meet and exchange information of mutual scientific interests, coordinating affiliation with related scientific societies in Southern Africa, as well as with corresponding and related foreign societies, gathering and disseminating information on Plant Pathology. Key topics to be discussed include Pathogen Discovery and Characterization, Epidemiology and Aetiology, Disease Management, Plant Breeding for Resistance, Mycotoxins, and Biocontrol.

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East Africa Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture and Appropriate Technologies

When: 12 – 14 February, 2019

Where: Arusha, Tanzania

What: The Symposium will provide a network and training opportunity for those involved in alleviating hunger and poverty in East Africa. Three mornings of plenary sessions featuring knowledgeable and experienced speakers will be followed by afternoon workshops and discussion groups led by regional agricultural development workers and experts. Innovation in Farming Practices and Techniques will be among the topics of interest.

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