Tag: food nutrition

Neglected Insects as a remedy for food insecurity: the case of crickets


By Carolyne Kipkoech, PhD student at Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology I am a Kenyan national, with a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) where I graduated in 2005. I always had a passion for disease prevention, which is why I later studied a Master of Science in Immunology at Moi University where I graduated … Read More Neglected Insects as a remedy for food insecurity: the case of crickets

Mobility grants scheme: Networking opportunities for African stakeholders in brokerage events in Europe


Deadline for applications: 29 April 2016 The Research and Innovation Network for Europe and Africa (RINEA) is a project funded under Horizon 2020 with the aim to enhance STI cooperation between EU and African countries through the support to bi-regional policy dialogue and the strengthening of synergies between research and business communities from the two regions. For more information about the project please visit … Read More Mobility grants scheme: Networking opportunities for African stakeholders in brokerage events in Europe

New Program: Masters in Food and Nutrition Security starting in 2016


A new cross faculty interdisciplinary MSc, starting in 2016 Departments of Food Science, Agricultural Economics and Human Nutrition Stellenbosch University Why do MSc Food and Nutrition Security? Food and Nutrition Security studies are complex and multidisciplinary by nature, with human livelihoods at the core. The MSc (Food and Nutrition Security), taking a broader, more comprehensive approach, will train specialists capable of functioning in a … Read More New Program: Masters in Food and Nutrition Security starting in 2016

Integrating nutrition into the curricula of agriculture education institutions


Join this Ongoing Discussion This discussion aims to explore how to integrate nutrition into the training of agricultural workers, what components to include and what results to expect in terms of improving nutrition. To stimulate a debate on this important topic, the facilitator Mebit Kebete Tariku proposes to reflect on the following questions: What’s the role of agricultural colleges and higher education in promoting … Read More Integrating nutrition into the curricula of agriculture education institutions

Special FAPA Call – Attachments for PhD & MSc graduates specializing in barley, finger millet, pearl millet & sorghum


This call is being sponsored and supported by the Dryland Cereals Scholarship Program of the CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Cereals (Dryland Cereals). It is designed to strengthen the agriculture research capacities of dryland cereal crops (barley, finger millet, pearl millet and sorghum) for young scientists in Africa. The grantees are expected to undertake internships / attachments with the International Center for Agricultural Research … Read More Special FAPA Call – Attachments for PhD & MSc graduates specializing in barley, finger millet, pearl millet & sorghum

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