From 18-20 August, the Africa RISING project in Ethiopia joined forces with the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish to hold a gender training for staff and partners in both projects.
The Platform for African-European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development (PAEPARD) has announced funding and fellowship opportunities as follows. Agriculture IPNI Science Award 2014 The International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) Science Award recognizes and promotes distinguished contributions by scientists involved with global ecological intensification of crop production. The award, of US$5,000, is presented each year …
Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenburg, the new director of the African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) program, gave a brief presentation about her organization at the International Livestock Research Institute, in Nairobi, on 25 Jun 2014.
African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) is calling for applications for its 2015 fellowships. AWARD is a career-development program that equips top women agricultural scientists across sub-Saharan Africa to accelerate agricultural gains by strengthening their research and leadership skills, through tailored fellowships. The program is a catalyst for innovations with high potential to contribute to …
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is offering up to seven (7) research grants for young Kenyan academics and scientists for the academic year 2015/2016 to pursue a PhD in Germany.
Stakeholders involved in Humidtropics platforms from Africa, Asia, and Central America came together for the Humidtropics Capacity Development workshops held between April 29 and May 2, 2014, in Nairobi, Kenya. The workshops covered different approaches to agricultural innovation and were measurably successful in increasing knowledge and changing attitudes. Iddo Dror reflects on the learning that took place during the workshop.
From 29 April to 2 May 2014, the Humidtropics CGIAR research program held a capacity development workshop in Nairobi. The main topics of discussion were agricultural innovation systems, design and implementation of multi-stakeholder platforms (MSP), capturing knowledge and learning in MSPs, and reflexive monitoring of MSPs.
New guidelines for the graduate fellowship program at ILRI are now in place that will enable the program to better serve the needs of graduate fellow researchers at ILRI.
Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries announces a call for International Awards for young agricultural researchers.
The Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development opened a call to receive visiting researchers.