Start Date
February 13, 2023
General event
St. Regis Hotel – Almasa: Turquoise Hall- New administrative Capital- Egypt
National Wheat Day
National Wheat Day

The Academy of Science, Research and Technology (ASRT) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) are organizing a workshop under the title of "National Wheat Day". The workshop will be held over two days, on February 13th and February 14th, at the St-Regis Al-Massa Hotel in the New Administrative Capital.

On day 1, Mr. Aly Abousabaa CGIAR Regional Director, Central and West Asia, and North Africa, and Director General, the International center for Agriculture Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) will be giving open remarks alongside: 

  • Dr. Kibrom Abay
    Egypt Country Program Leader, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
  • Dr. Leslie Reed
    Mission Director, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Egypt
  • H.E. Dr. Ayman Ashour
    Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, (MoHESR), Egypt
  • H.E. Dr. Al Sayed Al Qusier
    Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation (MoALR), Egypt
  • Deputy Minister, Dr. Ibrahim Ashmawy
    Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade (MSIT), Egypt
  • H.E. Dr. Mostafa Madbouly (TBC)
    Prime Minister, Egypt

Also, Dr. Wuletaw TadessePrincipal Scientist - Spring Bread Wheat Breader, (ICARDA) will discuss Wheat breeding and lessons learned during session 1 on "WHEAT PRODUCTION"

Register here to join the event, and for more information visit the event page .