agroBIODIVERSITY a Cross-Cutting Network of DIVERSITAS

A NEW SCIENCE AGENDA FOR BIODIVERSITY IN SUPPORT OF SUSTAINABLE AGROECOSYSTEMS The agroBIODIVERSITY cross-cutting network network of DIVERSITAS aims to inspire and facilitate interdisciplinary research for understanding the role of biological diversity in agricultural landscapes. The activities span the continuum from basic to applied research across eight benchmark sites worldwide and include adaptive land management […]

International Foundation for Science (IFS) – Green Water Research

The International Foundation for Science (IFS) is pleased to invite young scientists to submit research proposals that address: Good management, conservation and use of green water for increased food and biological production Proposals must be submitted using an IFS application form which can be downloaded from the IFS website. The deadline for submitting proposals is […]

Technical/Research Paper Writing Workshop, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Biosciences eastern and central Africa (BecA) Hub is calling for applications from African women scientists and professionals to attend the technical/research paper writing workshop.  Application deadline:  17 September 2009   If you would like more information about the opportunity in question, please inquire directly from Ms. Rachel Njunge, or visit the website: See attachments in PDF/Word […]

ICIPE Call for Fellowships 2009

ICIPE considers capacity building of individual researchers and institutions in Africa an integral part of all its research and development activities. The ARPPIS programme offers 3-year doctoral research fellowships, aimed at preparing young scholars from Africa for regional leadership roles, as well as internationally competitive research careers, in arthropod-related sciences. Doctoral fellowship awards will be […]

Enhancing Development Impact from Research: The Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD), Montpellier, France

Organized by GFAR, the GCARD is more than just a Conference – it’s a multi-year process of learning and continuous updating of the global agricultural research for development (AR4D) system. The  aim is to create new ways of working together to enhance the development value of research. The Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD) […]

ACIAR's Latest edition of Partners Magazine highlights the important link between natural resource management and food security

The June 2009 edition of Partners Magazine highlights the important link between natural resource management and food security. It focuses on ACIAR   supported initiatives and partnerships which are delivering sustainable approaches to agriculture, with examples of projects that demonstrate that environmental sustainability can also help smallholders increase their productivity. As ACIAR Commissioner John Williams outlines, […]