Seed Biotechnology Center
Seed Biotechnology Center
Seed Biotechnology Center
University of California
Seed Biotechnology Center

African Plant Breeding Academy - Deadline to Apply

Date: January 27, 2017

Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Contact: Sally Mohr

Sponsor: Seed Biotechnology Center

Event Details

In collaboration with The African Union New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency and the African Orphan Crops Consortium (, the University of California, Davis is opening registration for Class III of the African Plant Breeding Academysm. The Plant Breeding Academy is a premium professional certificate program currently offered in the USA, Europe and Africa.  Ten classes offered worldwide since 2006 were attended by 215 breeders from 50 countries, making the UC Davis Plant Breeding Academy the most recognized program of its kind.  The program covers the fundamentals and the most recent developments in plant breeding theory and practice. In 2012-2016, UC Davis was recognized as the top University in the world for teaching and research in agriculture in the world (

The next class starts in May 2017. The application submission deadline is January 27, 2017.


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