A congratulatory message!

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 […]

PhD Positions in Agrobiodiversity 2010 at Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa Italy

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 […]

Global plant breeding partnership issues call for proposals

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.

Rothamsted International African Fellows Programme: Call for applications

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 […]

McKnight Foundation CCRP (Collaborative Crop Research Programme) Call for Concept Notes

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 […]

2009 Crawford Fund Derek Tribe Award

Nominations are now open for the Crawford Fund Derek Tribe Award for an agricultural researcher with a distinguished record of involvement and achievement in the application of research in agriculture and natural resource management in a developing country or countries. The recipient will attend a seminar, or other public event, nominated by The Crawford Fund, […]