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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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AAUN unlocks new networks & opportunities for Pretoria and Sydney researchers

Photo: Prof. Hettie Schonfeldt (3rd from left) and colleagues from Africa and Asia were invited by Sydney’s A/Prof Robyn Alders (5th from left) for a workshop and conference in Australia. Hettie and Robyn met through AAUN and this meeting in December 2016 would lead to another successful PRDF bid. Researcher Profile: Professor Hettie Schonfeldt, AAUN Researcher, University of Pretoria Professor

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