2017 Joint AAUN Australia Awards Agricultural Research Symposium

The joint AAUN Australia Awards Agricultural Research Symposium, scheduled for 15 November 2017, has been postponed until early 2018.

The Symposium is part of the schedule of the Australia Awards short course in Increasing the Development Impact of Agricultural Research, and this short course has been delayed due to its overlap with the Presidential Elections, now scheduled for 26 October 2017.

The new date for the joint AAUN Australia Awards Agricultural Research Symposium will be announced shortly.


Original announcement (for information):

On 15 November 2017, the Agricultural Research Symposium will take place in Nairobi, Kenya. The symposium is co-hosted by AAUN, the Australia Awards, the University of Nairobi and the University of Sydney. The Symposium is part of the Australia Awards Africa Short Course “Increasing the Development Impact of Agricultural Research” (IDIAR).

The Symposium’s objectives include:

  • To hold a high level public diplomacy event showcasing Australia-Africa research collaborations in agriculture & food security.
  • To promote collaboration among African researchers, and cross Africa-Australia research
  • To promote the activities of the AAUN and the Australia Awards Africa Program
  • To increase networks for alumni of the Australia Awards Africa Short Course in IDIAR
Symposium details

Date:     Wednesday 15 November 2017
Time:     9am-5pm
Venue:   Southern Sun Mayfair Hotel, Parklands, Nairobi

Program

View the DRAFT program

Contact

Emma Walters, Project Manager
Email: emma.walters@sydney.edu.au