From February 19-24, NextGen cassava partners and collaborators will be in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania for the 6th Annual Meeting of NextGen Cassava. This will serve both to share results from the fifth year of the project and to set goals and targets for the next five years.
After a brief introduction and scene-setting, Chiedozie Egesi, NextGen project director, delivered a presentation highlighting some of the key achievements of the first 5 years of the project.
After the overview of the roadmapping presentations, participants had the opportunity to go into a poster session to share information and identify opportunities for cross-team collaboration.
After the poster session, collaborators from other cassava projects had the opportunity to deliver presentations on their work:
Team leads gave their roadmapping presentations to highlight the previous year’s work as well identify gaps in knowledge, future areas of research, and showcase the direction in which work will be taken in the next phase of the project.