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2018 Joint AAUN Australia Awards Agricultural Research Symposium

Save the date: 20-21 March 2018 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

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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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AAUN Africa Forum 2017

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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