Category Archives: Opportunities

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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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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