Tag: Graduate Research Grant (GRG)

Improving productivity of indigenous chicken in Northern Uganda


By Christine Nakkazi Over 80% of rural households in Northern Uganda keep chicken, mostly local breeds kept under the free-range production system. However, these indigenous chicken exhibit low turnover and low growth rate due to poor management and inadequate feeding which challenges their ability to play their role as sources of food security and income. The Enhancing Local Chicken Productivity through Strategic Breeding and … Read More Improving productivity of indigenous chicken in Northern Uganda

Working with the communities to address child malnutrition: experience of a young researcher


One year after completing my undergraduate studies at Gulu University in 2013, I enrolled for a Master’s in Food Security and Community Nutrition at the same university with a scholarship from the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) through their Graduate Research Grants (GRG). The unique design of the masters’ programme that includes a component of community engagement, in line with … Read More Working with the communities to address child malnutrition: experience of a young researcher

Special Call for Field Attachments for PhD and MSc Graduates Specialising in Sorghum, Barley and Millet


FIELD ATTACHMENT PROGRAM AWARD (FAPA) CALL ID: RU/2016/FAPA-CRP Release date: 28th January 2016 Application Deadline 30th April 2016 This Call for Attachments is being sponsored and supported by the Crop Research Program for Dryland Crops (CRP-DC) and is designed to increase capacity for research in these commodities. The grantees are expected to be attached to ICARDA (International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry … Read More Special Call for Field Attachments for PhD and MSc Graduates Specialising in Sorghum, Barley and Millet

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