October 12, 2020   •   News

CLIFF-GRADS 2020 Science Collaboration Series – Thematic Session on Rice Systems

The fourth student session of the 2020 CLIFF-GRADS Science Collaboration series was held 7 October 2020. The topic was “Rice Systems” and was open to alumni of the CLIFF-GRADS programme.

CLIFF-GRADS Alumni (Tegegnework Gebremedhin of Ethiopia, Sruthi P of India, Sani Idris of Nigeria, Primitiva Mboyerwa of Tanzania, Ong Quoc Cuong of Vietnam, Durba Kashyap of India and Glory Edwards of Nigeria) shared and discussed their PhD research with their peers. Of interest to the participants were strategies for measuring and increasing sustainable rice cultivation with reduced greenhouse gas emissions. Participants also discussed consumer choice and willingness to purchase low-emission rice. The session featured guest speaker, Dr. Bjoern Ole Sander, Senior Scientist and Climate Change Specialist, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI).

To register for upcoming webinars, please click here. Sessions intended for the students are restricted to CLIFF-GRADS Alumni.