Genome Editing for Global South: Major and Orphan Crops

Time: 3:30 pm
day: Day Two


  • Uncovering challenges of transferring genome editing tools to orphan crops for trait development, enhancing their adaptability, productivity, and nutritional value
  • Exploring how genome editing can accelerate the breeding process in orphan crops, reducing development time and costs
  • Unpicking the role of the private sector in empowering trait development in orphan crops, considering small fragmented market and niche specific trait aspirations