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Daren Tang Assumes Functions as WIPO Director General

Daren Tang, a national of Singapore, officially assumed his functions as Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization on October 1, 2020, starting...

Sam Brooke named as new BSPB Chief Executive

The British Society of Plant Breeders (BSPB) has appointed Sam Brooke as chief executive, with effect from 1 July this year. A skilled sales and...

Training Tomorrow’s Plant Breeders

Until its privatisation in the late 1980s, the Plant Breeding Institute in Cambridge was renowned as a prolific stable for young plant breeders, combining...

Hutton Scientist Appointed First-Ever Female Chair Of Influential Soft Fruit Group

James Hutton soft fruit breeder Dr Dorota Jarret has been appointed chair of the International Society for Horticultural Science’s (ISHS) Rubus and Ribes Species and...

The Man Behind The Myth: An In-Depth Interview with Garlich von Essen

For the past 15 years, he has been the Secretary-General of the European Seed Association (ESA), now Euroseeds. Before that he was Director Public...

VOLUME 3 ISSUE 3 – RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION

A company’s performance depends largely on the fit between people and jobs and it needs to take talent management as an instrument of organizational...

Joining Forces

Five schools have come together to form the European Plant Breeding College to train new breeding project leaders. The seed sector in Europe is facing major...

Wageningen University Offers Opportunities for Lifelong Learning

Course participants benefit from capacity development, training and sharing knowledge in innovative technologies of importance to the plant breeding sector. Lifelong learning is important in...

Training Plant Breeders for the Future

The Green Biotechnology program at the University Inholland is ensuring talented people have the skills they need to enter the seed industry. At a time...

Working to Increase the Number of Plant Breeders

A program that began in the United States is seeing major success in Europe. One of its founders tells us all about it. With an...