“Sorghum in the 21st Century”, Congress South Africa


The programme will comprise five cross-cutting themes:

  • Accelerating progress in advanced breeding for improved crop adaptation to climate risks
  • Improving productivity and increasing profitability to expand opportunities across global markets
  • Enhancing resilience in the face of biotic and abiotic challenges
  • Tackling key issues in food security and farming systems for improved livelihoods for the smallholder farmer
  • Exploring the future of the value-added: Nutrition, biofuels and feedstuffs for evolving consumer demands