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CHALLENGES OF MOVING FORWARD
By
Dr. Denis T. Kyetere
DIRECTOR GENERAL, NARO
First Global Conference on Biofortification
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CHALLENGES - 1
 Natural Genetic Variation
 Exists but Germplasm Background
 Introgression into adopted varieties
 Br...
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Challenges - 2
 Sustainable Seed Systems
 Effective, Efficient?
 Adequate Supply of Seed/Planting material
 Quality ...
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Challenges - 3
 Cross-cutting Issues
 Demand Creation
 Consumer Acceptance
 Acceptable Product Quality
 Demonstrati...
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Panel kyetere thursday

  1. 1. 1 CHALLENGES OF MOVING FORWARD By Dr. Denis T. Kyetere DIRECTOR GENERAL, NARO First Global Conference on Biofortification Washington DC November 9-11, 2010
  2. 2. 2 CHALLENGES - 1  Natural Genetic Variation  Exists but Germplasm Background  Introgression into adopted varieties  Breeding  Breeders/Scientists  Takes time/selection methods  Resistance to pests and diseases  Other traits e.g. quality  Multilocational testing
  3. 3. 3 Challenges - 2  Sustainable Seed Systems  Effective, Efficient?  Adequate Supply of Seed/Planting material  Quality Assurance/Quality declared  Regional/International Movement/Exchange  Extension/Advisory Services  Effective, Efficient?  Additional Cost
  4. 4. 4 Challenges - 3  Cross-cutting Issues  Demand Creation  Consumer Acceptance  Acceptable Product Quality  Demonstration of Nutritive Value  Development of Markets

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