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.
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.
SEAMEO Regional Centre for Tropical Biology (BIOTROP) calls research project proposals for implementation in 2018 and 2019 on the theme of “Managing biodiversity of ecosystems for greater sustainability and resilience in Southeast Asia”. Research proposals should cover any or a combination of the Centre’s three new program under its 10th FYPD on restoration of degraded ecosystem, sustainable management of intensively used ecosystems/landscapes, and conservation and sustainable use of unique ecosystems/landscapes of high biodiversity.
The objective of the SUSTAIN EU-ASEAN partnership call is to support existing bi-regional or bilateral R&D projects developing promising, innovative technologies or ideas with market potential. The support takes the form of a mobility grant for European researchers to travel to ASEAN-countries or vice-versa, and/or within the regions in order to collaborate on the said technologies or ideas. Researchers could get further support if they need in the implementation of their research results.
The 33rd International Vegetable Training Course (IVTC) of AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center aims to enhance technical, scientific and managerial skills of the participants to be able to contribute to the sustainable development of their countries through the increased production and consumption of health-promoting vegetables. The training emphasizes advanced and sustainable vegetable production and postharvest technologies, farmer education, human health and nutrition, and marketing. The training will also enhance awareness and understanding of emerging global development issues and technologies.
AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center is now accepting nominations for scholarships to be made available through SATNET Asia to allow a maximum of 36 SATNET participants in Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR), and Myanmar to attend one module of the 32nd International Vegetable Training Course (IVTC) entitled "Vegetables: From Seed to Table and Beyond". The training will be conducted from 16 September to 6 December 2013 at AVRDC's Research and Training Station in Kamphaeng Saen, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand, about 80 km west of Bangkok.