Annual meeting of PR-PICA regional network
Location: Cotonou (Benin)
Date: Apr 10, 2019 to Apr 12, 2019
12th Annual meeting of PR-PICA
PR-PICA (meaning Regional Program of Integrated Cropping of Cotton in Africa) is holding its annual meeting from April 10 to 12, 2019 in Cotonou (Benin), as it is announced in its website.
As for the former meetings, about 200 participants are expected from cotton companies, national cotton research programs and representatives of input supply firms so as to debate the following topics:
- Outcomes of cotton production in member countries;
- Results of regional collaborative R&D activities in 2018-19 campaign and prospects of integrated cotton cropping (pest management, soil fertility management, new varieties adapted to climate change);
- Biotechnology and biosecurity in member countries;
- Cooperation associating scientists, cotton companies and input supply firms
Terms of reference of the meeting are available below for download (in French).