Archives for July 2013

August 2013 Agricultural Extension Week

The African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS) is hosting an Agricultural Extension Week from 5-10 August 2013 in Gaborone, Botswana.  The theme of the event is "Value Chain Approach in Agricultural Development: Coping with New Demands for Agricultural Advisory Services".  Sub-themes of the conference will include ICT, gender, climate change adaptation and mitigation, extension >> Read more

Livestock & Fish Value Chains Conference: Call for Contributions

On 9-11 September, PIM and the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish will co-organize the first AgriFood Chain Toolkit Conference in Kampala, Uganda. The conference will enable practitioners and researchers to share their experiences and discuss best practices of value chain analysis and capacity building. Value chain researchers and practitioners working on other commodities >> Read more

PIM Management Committee and Focal Points to Meet on July 9 and 10

On 9-10 July 2013, the Management Committee and Focal Points of the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions and Markets (PIM) will meet in Washington, DC, USA. Participants will share insights from research activities under PIM to date, identify core summary products of the first phase of work, and start planning the evolution of the >> Read more

Call for Abstracts

25-27 September 2013 in Accra, Ghana - 3rd International Conference on Neglected and Underutilized Species (NUS) for a Food-Secure Africa