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Scientists discuss ways to manage climate risks in protecting plant health

Scientists discuss ways to manage climate risks in protecting plant health

CGIAR, in conjunction with various partners including the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), has launched a series of webinars to celebrate the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH), which continues in 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic disruption. The four-webinar series is themed “Unleashing the Potential of Plant Health.” The first webinar, “Climate change and…

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Picture of DDG Ken Dashiell with the Risk Management Committee members flag-off the opening of Risk Awareness Week in IITA.

IITA organizes first-ever Risk Awareness Week

From 27 to 29 June, IITA hosted Risk Awareness Week across all hubs and stations. With the theme “Consider the risk, Improve IITA”, the week aimed to increase awareness on risk management and develop a culture of risk management among staff. Organized by the Risk Management Committee (RMC), the week included Risk Walk, interviews with…

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