Equator Prize 2014 Call for Nomination​s

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The Equator Initiative brings together the United Nations, governments, civil society, businesses and grassroots organizations to recognize and advance local sustainable development solutions for people, nature and resilient communities.

Take part in a Global Survey on NUS research capacity

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Deadline to participate is 7 February 2014
The survey follows from the key policy recommendation of the 3rd International Conference on Neglected and Underutilized Species (NUS) to strengthen human and institutional capacity for research and value chain development of NUS.

“Enhanced Genepool Utilization” conference is approaching


The deadline to put forward an abstract and participate in the International conference on “ENHANCED GENEPOOL UTILIZATION – Capturing wild relative and landrace diversity for crop improvement” is approaching

Call for articles: Family farmers breaking out of poverty

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Call for articles: The June 2014 issue of Farming Matters will focus on how agroecological approaches strengthen the resilience of family farmers and help them alleviate poverty.

2014 Call for applications: IFS Individual Research Grants

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IFS was founded as a Research Council and registered as a non-governmental organisation (NGO) in Sweden in 1972. IFS receives funding from a portfolio of donors and funders including development organisations and science academies.

International Year of Family Farming

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The goal of the 2014 IYFF is to place family farming at the centre of agricultural, environmental and social policies in the national agendas by identifying gaps and opportunities to promote a shift towards a more equal and balanced development