Training and research opportunities

Second call for applications to promote good practices in sustainable agriculture27 Nov 2012

Do you know agricultural technologies, innovations or good practices that are sustainable, productivity-enhancing and appropriate for the poorest and most vulnerable people of South and Southeast Asia? Or do you know anybody who might know of an innovation that fits these criteria? The Food Security Center (FSC), University of Hohenheim, a partner of UN ESCAP/CAPSA in the implementation of the SATNET Asia project is searching for agricultural technologies, practices, concepts or ideas, to be disseminated through SATNET Asia

Writeshop on translating research findings into knowledge accessible to extension workers and farmers03 Oct 2012

On 12-14 November, SATNET will organize a writeshop on translating research findings into knowledge accessible to extension workers and farmers. The aim of the writeshop is to enhance the capacity of organizations working in research and development to identify the most compelling findings from their work, and package, present and disseminate these findings to the right audience. Participants will have the opportunity to enhance their communication skills, share best practices, learn to write targeted knowledge products such as factsheets and better engage in policy dialogue to influence their key stakeholders. It will also be an opportunity to strengthen the SATNET network.

Call for applications: Scholarship awards for postdoctoral researchers and PhD students at the University of Hohenheim14 Sep 2012

In 2013, the Food Security Center (FSC) at the University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany, will award up to 20 scholarships for postdoctoral researchers and PhD students for a period of 4 to 6 months. The Center would like to attract outstanding PhD students and postdoctoral fellows pursuing a career in academia or development cooperation.

Call for applications to promote best practices in sustainable agriculture23 Aug 2012

The Food Security Center (FSC), University of Hohenheim, a partner of UN ESCAP/CAPSA in the implementation of the SATNET Asia project is searching for agricultural technologies, practices, concepts or ideas, to be disseminated through SATNET Asia, that are sustainable, productivity-enhancing and appropriate for the poorest and most vulnerable people of South and Southeast Asia. You might know of an innovation that fits these criteria. By applying to this call, you will help us to help you promote potentially suitable technologies and make them available to people who would benefit from them. The information will be communicated within and beyond the SATNET Asia network.