YPARD's Grant Writing Training Worskhop, Nairobi, Kenya

YPARD Grant Writing Training Workshop , 26-27 June 2009 15 participants attended a two-day training course on Successful Grant Writing at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in Nairobi, Kenya , 26-27 June 2009. This is the second Grant Writing training course YPARD (Young Professionals Platform for Agricultural Research and Development) has organized. The […]

International Workshop on Statistical and Spatial Analysis of Diversity Data: Towards a Better Understanding and Use of Underutilized Plant and Tree Genetic Resources’. Bamako, Mali

The objective of the Workshop is to strengthen the capacity of young scientists to use statistical, GIS and modeling techniques for analysis of diversity data on underutilized plants and tree genetic resources. The knowledge to analyse plant morphological/molecular diversity, distribution and relationships with the environment will be provided by using modern state-of-the-art tools. Practical exercises […]

FARA Accra Agricultural Biodiversity Initiative for Africa (ABIA): Stakeholders Consultative Workshop

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), an apex agricultural research organization in Africa, in recognition of the need for highly focused advocacy to focus research investment and development on optimizing the conservation and use of Africa’s agricultural held a Stakeholders Consultative Workshop in Accra, Ghana  on the 5th of June 2009 FARA, with technical […]

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 […]