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Transforming Agriculture through Research & Innovation

 
 

Three cross-country teams* selected at the end of an Agricultural Research Symposium held in Nairobi, (from 20 – 21 March 2018) have been awarded AUD10,000 each, to design and implement actionable research projects. The innovation competition prize was awarded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). Six teams, who were part of a wider group of over...


 

World Water Day

 
 

World Water Day, 22 March, focuses attention on the importance of water. This year’s theme ‘Nature for Water’ highlights solutions for water challenges, which can be found in nature. (more…)...


 

Equipping Women Leaders with Tools for Work-Life Integration

 
 

Twenty-eight Alumni from seven countries in Africa (Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Niger, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda) attended a women in leadership training in Nairobi, Kenya from 13-14  March. The short course, which exclusively targets female Alumni, is organised under the auspices of the Africa Women in Leadership Network (WILN) with support from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).   ...


 

International Women’s Day 2018

 
 

This year’s theme for International Women’s Day, commemorated on 8 March, is “Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives”. (more…)...


 

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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