• Senegal15 June 2016 /

    Call for applications for PhD scholarships (2016-20 17)

    CERAAS is a center of the Senegalese Institute of Agricultural Research (ISRA) operating at regional level and based in Thies (Senegal). One of its missions is to host and train young African scientists to concepts and latest techniques used in the field of plant adaptation to drought.

  • 29 March 2016 /

    Course Announcement: Gender-responsive Root, Tuber and Banana Breeding

    GREAT is a Cornell University and Makerere University joint certificate program in applied gender training for agricultural researchers that offers tailored skills development in gender-responsiveness for the design, implementation, evaluation, and communication stages of agricultural research projects.

  • Ghana10 March 2016 /


    The WAAPP-NCoS GHANA REGIONAL CONFERENCE, 2016 is calling for paper on the theme – Research in root and tuber crops value chain: The hope for food security in the ECOWAS sub region”. Abstracts containing 250‐350 words must be submitted using the online form at www.cropsresearch.org by March 30, 2016. Poster contributions will be grouped into thematic clusters and addressed in guided poster sessions. Authors of accepted abstracts are encouraged to submit a full paper version of their contribution by April 25, 2016, for publication. Conference proceedings will be published as a special edition in Food and Agriculture Science Journal of Ghana.

  • 18 February 2016 /

    Growing the Future: Youth Leadership in Food Security

    Are you between the ages of 18 and 30? Do you want to join the conversation about changing food systems around the world? Consider the Growing the Future fellowship opportunity.