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, […]

Training Program on "Hatchery and Farming Technologies for Nile Tilapia and African Catfish"

12 – 21 May, 2009 WorldFish Regional Center facility  at Abbassa, Sharkia, Egypt The course is designed for aquaculture hatchery and farm operators & managers, researchers, technicians, and extension workers who seek hands-on training in modern aquaculture research and management techniques especially what relate to tilapia and African catfish. The main objectives of the Course […]

5th training course of ICRISAT-CEG Molecular Marker Technology for crop improvement

ICRISAT Campus at Patancheru, Greater Hyderabad, India 18-29 May 2009 A course for scientists announced by ICRISAT’s Center of Excellence in Genomics (CEG) and supported by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India. It will provide participants a hands-on opportunity to gain expertise in the use of molecular markers (SSRs, SNPs and DArTs), gene/QTL […]

Applications for Ph.D in Plant Breeding with WACCI Now Being Accepted

The third cohort of WACCI (West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement)  students will enroll in January 2010. Eight students per year will be admitted over a period of five years in the first phase of the programme. Each student will follow a 5 year programme leading to the award of a Ph.D in Plant Breeding […]

International Short Course in Agroecology, Integrated Pest Management and Sustainable Agriculture (June, 2009)

A two-week short course which focuses on the principles of agroecology, integrated pest management (IPM), and sustainable agriculture. This course is designed to help participants better understand the management of new technologies and biological processes toward the ends of achieving higher productivity and enhancing environmental quality within the context of available inputs of more traditional […]