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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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AAUN researchers work for consistent pipeline of talent for African academia

Researcher Profile: Dr Mignonne Breier (UCT) and Dr Lorraine Towers (University of Sydney): working for a step-change in higher education to ensure a consistent pipeline of talent for African academia Many African countries are increasing their intake of doctoral students, but do not have enough academics with PhDs to supervise them. The continent needs a step-change in higher education to

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