Education modules

“The DLB educators" group are co-authors of chapters within the DLB text book published by CABI on “The Business of Plant Breeding: Market-led Approaches to Plant Variety Design in Africa” (2017). The textbook provides the core course material for the education workshops and copies are made available to all workshop participants. The textbook and associated research and educational resource materials are also available to download as open access on the CABI site.

Executive Summary

Market-led approaches to new variety design in Africa

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Chapter 1: - Principles of Demand-Led Plant Variety Design

Paul Kimani

University of Nairobi

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Chapter 2: - Visioning and Foresight

Nasser Yao

Appolinaire Djikeng

Jonathan Shoham

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Chapter 3: - Understanding Clients’ Needs

PangirayiTongoona

AgyemangDanquah

Eric Danquah

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Chapter 4: - New Variety Design and Product Profiling

ShimelisHussein

University of Kwazulu-Natal

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Chapter 5: - Variety Development Strategy and Stage Plan

Rowland Chirwa

CIAT-PABRA

Malawi

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Chapter 6: - Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

Jean Claude Rubyogo

Ivan Rwomushana

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Chapter 7: - The Business Case for Investment in New Variety Development

Rowland Chirwa

CIAT-PABRA

Malawi

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Chapter 8: - Gender, Diversity and inclusivity

Eileen Nchanji, Paul Kimani, Clare
Mukankusi, Enid Katungi and Nasser Yao

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Chapter 9: - Product profiling tools
and Product concept

Nasser Yao, Paul Kimani and Eileen Nchanji

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