Saturday, 3 March 2012

FARA Weekly Update

Please find below a summary of announcements received in the week of 27 Feb. -3 March  2012. Thank you

News and Events

  1.       Press release: New genomic resources for maize breeding
  2.       Empowering Women in Agriculture
  3.     Biennial Updates: Second Announcement and sample abstract

Opportunities for training, scholarships and fellowships

  1.   International Journal of  Mechanical Engineering and Research, submissions open for Volume 1,Issue 1,Feb. - April, 2012
  2.   ITOCA CEPD 2012 Short Course: Marketing for the Information Professional
  3.  West African Network on Organic Agriculture Research Training
  4.  Online Course March 2012 Adaptation.  CSDi Solution-Oriented Program Examples for Community Challenges in DRR, CBA and Rural Development.
  5.    Formation Internationale " Comment Relier les Agriculteurs aux Marchés en Afrique" Bamako, Mali, Avril 9-13, 2012

Job Vacancies

1.       Avis de recrutement charge de suivi de projets pilote redd & adaptation

2.       Postdoc Position in Geography - Namibia - Switzerland

3.       Call for applications:

a.       Graduate Research Program on Climate Change and Agriculture.  Download application form.

b.      Graduate Research Program on Climate Change and Biodiversity.  Download application form

New Resources

1.       New EIARD policy briefs: