ACP Workshop - Developing Integrated Systems for Plant Disease Management

Event Date(s): 05/09/2014 - 06/09/2014

Location: St. Augustine Campus

The Department of Life Sciences hosts an ACP workshop titled Developing Integrated Systems for Plant Disease Management from September 5-6, 2014.    

The Inauguration Ceremony takes place on September 5, from 9.30am-11.30am, at the Office of the Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology, and is open to all

Thereafter on September 5, and on September 6, the workshop is for invited participants only, and takes place at the Life Sciences Conference Room.  

The workshop aims to highlight the work done so far by UWI project staff and our partners and collaborators on the ACP-EU funded project “Developing sustainable disease management strategies to improve vegetable production towards self-sufficiency and food security in the Caribbean Region”. The workshop also serves to share results and give an opportunity to discuss areas for further collaboration. It is led by Professor Jayaraj Jayaraman and Dr Adesh Ramsubhag of the Department of Life Sciences. 

Key speakers at the Inauguration Ceremony:

  • - Professor Clement Sankat – Pro Vice-Chancellor and Campus Principal
  • - Professor John Agard – Head of Department, Life Sciences
  • - Professor Indar Ramnarine – Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology
  • - Professor Jayaraj Jayaraman- Professor of Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • - Dr Adesh Ramsubhag – Senior Lecturer, Microbiology and Plant Pathology

For the programme, click here 

CONTACT: Adash.Ramsubhag@sta.uwi.edu or at 662-2002 ext. 83086 or Jayaraj.Jayaraman@sta.uwi.edu ext. 83092 

To learn more:

Open to: | General Public | Staff | Student | Alumni |


  • Department of Life Sciences

  • Tel.: 662-2002 ext. 83086/83092