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Global Nutrition Report 2017: Binding Nutrition across SDGs16 Nov 2017

On 4 November 2017, the Global Nutrition Report 2017 was launched at the Global Nutrition Summit in Milan, Italy. The report presents nutrition issues at a larger scale; linking how nutrition can benefit from and contribute to other development sectors and issues. Particularly, how its improvement can be helpful in addressing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) beyond the goal 2 (end hunger).

Presentation of Mobile ICT‐Platform by UNESCO10 Nov 2017

UNESCO is inviting representatives of organizations/institutions to attend the presentation of Mobile ICT‐Platform, Providing Access to Information and Educational Materials on Livelihoods and Agri

Farmers in China get busy on occasion of Beginning of Winter10 Nov 2017

The farmers around China got busy on occasion of Beginning of  Winter which fell on 7 November this year. While the farmers in Mingzuling Township of Xuyi County, east China's Jiangsu Province were busy collecting their crabs, the farmers in Beizhangliang Village of Yiyuan County, east China's Shandong Province were busy in planting vegetables in their field.

The Simon N. Groot Scholarship in Vietnam07 Nov 2017

East-West Seed Vietnam (Hai Mui Ten Do) will grant Simon N. Groot scholarship for a graduate in an agriculture-related field of study (Agronomy, Plant Breeding, Crop Protection, Biotechnology, etc.) from accredited universities in Vietnam.

CGIAR Calls for Applications as Independent Steering Committee (ISC) members07 Nov 2017

The CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) is seeking to appoint three independent members of its Independent Steering Committee (ISC), for a term of office of three years, scheduled to start on May 1, 2018.

Call for Proposals (CfP): Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT) Internship and Student Placement Fund 30 Oct 2017

LIFT is seeking proposals from qualified organisations that are currently operating under a LIFT grant agreement for creating internships and student placement opportunities within LIFT-funded projects in Myanmar in 2018. This opportunity is open for last year graduates and new graduates, Myanmar and International, tp spend a few months within their project to work alongside their teams, learn about development practices and conduct some research.