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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.

Global Land Outlook: Rights, Rewards, and Respects for Land Resources to Form a Sustainable Future27 Oct 2017

In September 2017, at the 13th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD COP 13), UNCCD have launched the first edition of the Global Land Outlook (GLO) in Ordos, China. The GLO comes up with overview of global land resources condition, its trends, and agenda for action.

High altitude paddy cultivation in Haa Dzongkhag, Bhutan13 Oct 2017

The Dzongkhag Agriculture Sector coordinated a field day for harvesting high altitude paddy crop at Balamana, Samar Geog in collaboration with Research Development Center – Organic Agriculture (RDC-AO), Yusipang.

Pacific Week of Agriculture 201711 Oct 2017

Vanuatu will host the first Pacific Week of Agriculture (PWA) in Port Vila on 16-20 October 2017. This event is organized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity (MALFFB) in coordination with Pacific Community and UN Food and Agriculture Organization. 

Regional workshop on agrobiodiversity focuses on mainstreaming biodiversity in agriculture for sustainable development and food security07 Sep 2017

Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB), and Maejo University (MJU) collaborate to hold the Regional Workshop on Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Agriculture for Sustainable Development and Food Security in Southeast Asia at the International Education and Training Center of MJU in Chiang Mai, Thailand on 12-14 September 2017.

The regional workshop will gather different sectors and institutions working on agrobiodiversity in the region to discuss and share status and trends, including the underlying causes of change and cross-cutting issues, and knowledge of its management and conservation practices in the region.