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Call for Proposals: AAUN Partnership & Research Development Fund (PRDF) 2018

The AAUN Partnership & Research Development Fund (PRDF) offers catalytic grants of an average of AU$10,000 to foster partnership in the network, including new members, and support planning workshops and research collaborations, that address distinct mutual challenges. The PRDF provides one year of catalytic seed funding with the firm expectation that funded projects will be excellent, build specialist teas, achieve

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Australia-Africa Agricultural Research Symposium 2018

20-21 March 2018 The Agricultural Research Symposium will take place in Nairobi, Kenya. The symposium is co-hosted by AAUN, ACIAR, 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

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Successful Workshop on Urbanisation and its Impact on Peri-urban Water and Food Security in Africa

2017 PRDF ‘Urbanisation and its Impact on Peri-urban Water and Food Security in Africa: Developing Research Collaboration and Capacity Building’ has recently held a successful international workshop in Kampala, Uganda. The collaboration will contribute knowledge through research and can be used to make good policies for better planning. Professor Basant Mahenshwari from Western Sydney University, said: “This collaboration with Makerere

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