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Written by  Sylvester Kumwenda Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) has expressed optimism that the university will greatly benefit from the various programs and projects offered by Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM). Vice Chancellor for LUANAR Professor Emmanuel Kaunda made the remarks Tuesday evening after organizing a dinner for RUFORUM with the aim of orienting the forum on the background, activities, weaknesses and strengths of LUANAR… Read More


Mr. Eliafie Mwanga, a Tanzanian, completed his MSc in Irrigation and Water Resources Engineering in 2015 at the University of Nairobi, Kenya, with funding from the Innovative Agricultural Research Initiative (iAGRI). iAGRI is a USAID Feed the Future Project aimed at strengthening training and building collaborative research capacities of Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) and the Tanzanian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries (MALF) with the goal of improving food security and agricultural productivity in… Read More


Hohenheim University — Scholarships at the Food Security Center The Food Security Center at Hohenheim University plans to announce scholarships for postdoctoral researchers and PhD students. The PhD topics will be announced on 10 June 2015. The deadline for submitting applications is 29 June 2015. Link UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) — UK Collaboration with Brazil, China, and India in Agricultural Nitrogen The BBSRC and partner organizations in the… Read More