Projects Workshops

Kampala, Uganda

Forest Cottages Hotel and Sendusu Research Station 

27 – 29 March 2018

DAY 1: Tuesday 27 March

MorningChair: Rony Swennen
Rapporteur: Laura Cortada
8.30 – 9.00RegistrationSolomy
9.00-9.10Introductions and welcomeDanny Coyne, Henry Wainwright
9.10-9.25Banana in UgandaJerome Kubiriba, National Programme (NARO) 
9.25-9.40Banana breeding & agronomy at NARORobooni Tumuhimbise, National Programme (NARO)
9.40-10.00Banana & Enset in EthiopiaEthiopia team
10.00-10.30Coffee break   
Mid-morningChair: Dan Bebber
Rapporteur: Manoj Kaushal
10.30 -10.40Banana-based systems in eastern AfricaRony Swennen
10.40-10.50Banana systems in AngolaAderito Pais da Cunha
11.10-12.00MUSA2020 updates from each groupAll
11.30-13.00MUSA2020 project discussionsAurelio Ciancio
13.00-14.00LunchForest Cottages
14.00-17.00Transport to visit of banana farms James Kisaakye
18.30-20.00Welcome CocktailForest Cottages

DAY 2: Wednesday 28 March

MorningChair: Luis Pocasangre
Rapporteur: Solomy 
8.30 – 8.40Day 1 recap Rosa Manzanilla
8.40-9.00Commercial bio-product implementation in Uganda: prospects and obstaclesRealIPM, Uganda
9.00-9.20Commercial TC banana production in UgandaErostus Nsubuga, AGT
9.20-9.40Seedling nursery supply systemsVEDCO, Uganda
9.40-10.00Phytosanitary and policy issuesHerbert Talwana, Makerere Univ
10.00-10.30Coffee break   
Mid-morningChair:  David Studholme
Rapporteur: James Kisaakye
10.30-10.50The Past, Present and Future of Biocontrol in AfricaHenry Wainwright
10.50-11.10Meta-analyses of banana pest and pathogen biocontrol studies Dan Bebber, 
11.10-13.00General discussion & MUSA2020 project discussionsAurelio Ciancio
13.00-14.00LunchForest Cottages
14.00-17.00Transport to commercial Tissue Culture lab then hotel  James Kisaakye

DAY 3: Thursday 29 March

8.30 – Day 2 recap and day 3 instructionsRosa Manzanilla & Danny
Visit IITA banana station and NARO research StationJames Kisaakye
12.00Lunch, NaCRRI restaurant  Joseph Kisitu