Demand led breeding

Mauritius Phase 2 partner consultation meeting

Group Photo Mauritius DLB Meeting

Core objectives:

  • 1. Share ideas and make decisions on the content of Phase 2 programme
  • 2. Consult and include additional partners to strengthen and broaden the reach of DLB  

Outputs sought:

  • An agreed set of partners, priorities, and programme of work that will be used to seek the next 3 years of funding from the Food Security Alliance group (ACIAR, SFSA, Crawford fund)
  • Action plan to prepare for phase 2 and deliver remaining outputs from phase 1


Day 1

Mauritius DLB meeting agenda  
DLB Mauritius meeting objectives and outputViv AnthonySFSA
DLB current status and introduction to Phase 2Viv AnthonySFSA
List of proposed KPIs from participants  
DLB phase 1: Lessons learned  
African plant breeding associationsShimelis HusseinACCI, KWa- Zulu Natal Unviersity
Postgraduate breeding trainingRichard EdemaMakarere University
GREAT training programmeMargaret MangheniMakerere University
DLB and World Vegetable CentrePeter HansonWorld Vegetable Centre, Taiwan
CIMMYT breedingSteven MugoCIMMYT, Nairobi
Agtech4 Biz and business casesKerri Wright PlataisIFPI, Washington
Continuing professional development (Group reports)  
DLB alumni engagement and use of best practices (Group reports)  
Priorities for phase 2 programme  

Day 2

DLB for EthiopiaFirew MekbibHallemaya University, Ethiopia
New markets lab study and conclusions Viv AnthonySFSA
Variety release constraints and alumni feedbackShimelis HusseinACCI, Kwa- Zulu Natal University
Pabra bean bredding networkJean-Claude RubyogoCIAT/PABRA, Tanzania
Variety release regulation (Group reports)  
Government and R&D institution policy (Group reports)  
Bean business corridor approachJean-Claude RubyogoCIAT/PABRA, Tanzania
Tomato breeding and DLBPeter HansonWorld Vegetable Centre, Taiwan
Vegetable breeding and TROPAG presentationViv AnthonySFSA
Phase 2 partner participation  
ACCI training workshop feedbackShimelis HusseinACCI, Kwa- Zulu Natal University
Consultation meeting outputs and actions