RECOFTC is pleased to announce these upcoming training events: Landscape Functions and People: Applying Strategic Planning Approaches for Good Natural Resource Governance RECOFTC, Bangkok, Thailand, 26 October to 6 November 2009 Registration deadline: 26 September 2009 NFP Scholarship application deadline: 1 June 2009 This course offers participants an opportunity to learn current practices for landscape-level planning […]
PAR and it Members wish to congratulate Professor Mohammed Sadiki who has been nominated as the new Director General of the Hassan II Institute of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine (IAV) in Rabat, Morocco. Professor Sadiki is a member of the steering committee and strong supporter of the Platform for Agrobiodiversity Research. He has, for a […]
The PhD Programme in Agrobiodiversity is aimed at the enhancement of human resource capacities in the use and management of genetic variation in agricultural and natural systems, in order to improve the sustainability of agricultural systems and the conservation of genetic resources for the well-being of present and future generations. The Programme is structured in […]
The Global Partnership Initiative for Plant Breeding Capacity Building has launched its call for proposals on “State of knowledge on breeding for durable resistance to rust threatening crop production in the developing world”. For more information visit the website: km.fao.org/gipb/ All interested parties are invited to submit proposals before April 30, 2009.
The RI African Fellows Programme aims at facilitating capacity building and training in agricultural science by providing sub-Saharan African scientists with Fellowships to work with a research group at a European laboratory. With Africa facing major problems such as malnutrition, poverty and incrasing food insecurity, the African Fellows Programme addresses specific local agricultural problems to […]
The McKnight Foundation CCRP ( Collaborative Crop Research Programme) has issued two calls for concept notes within the West Africa and East and Horn of Africa specifically East Africa (Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia) and the other West Africa (Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger). Potential themes per region are : East Africa Themes: Increasing cropping system […]