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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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AAUN Africa Forum 2017: Summary Report

Photo: Dr Aldo Stroebel, NRF, SA; Prof Cheryl de la Rey, VC and co-chair, University of Pretoria, SA; Prof John Hearn, co-chair, University of Sydney, Australia; Christian Acemah, Ugandan National Academy of Sciences, Uganda; Prof Frans Swanepoel, University of Pretoria, SA and Dr Thandi Mgwebi, DVC, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa On 3 December 2017, AAUN brought together 55

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AAUN WORKSHOP MAURITIUS 29‐31 January 2018

New plant breeding methods for sustainable use of genetic resources and security of food production This workshop – seed funded by AAUN through the AAUN PRDF 2017 – is to be held at the University of Mauritius on 29-31 January 2018. Summary This workshop will evaluate new methods for sustainable genetic improvement in important food crops for AAUN partner countries.  New animal breeding methods, such as

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