International training workshop on increasing the Development Impact of Agricultural Research in Africa, 26th October- 7th December 2018
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International training workshop on increasing the Development Impact of Agricultural Research in Africa, 26th October- 7th December 2018

The six week training course on Increasing the Development Impact of Agricultural Research in Africa opened at the Southern Sun Mayfair Hotel, Nairobi on 5th November 2018. The short training course on increasing the Development Impact of Agricultural Research in Africa was officially opened by the Deputy High Commissioner of Australia to Kenya Mr. Jonathan Ball who underscored the importance of Agriculture and its contribution to food security in Africa. The deputy high commissioner reiterated that Australia will continue to train and support agricultural experts in agricultural innovations and technology to help in solving the challenges that African nations face in agricultural production and supply. The course is attended by participants drawn from thirteen African countries: Botswana, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Nigeria Rwanda South Africa, South Sudan, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is designed to facilitate the building of networks within Africa among participants, as well as develop cross Africa-Australia linkages in this area. The program is headed by Prof. Robyn McConchie from the University of Sydney in collaboration with Prof. Florence Olubayo and Prof. George Cheminingwa from the Department of Plant Science and Crop protection, University of Nairobi. The final week of this training course will be held at the World Vegetable Centre in Arusha, Tanzania.

Date and time: 
Fri, 2018-11-09 12:23
Expiry Date: 
Sun, 2051-12-31 12:23
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