Call for MSc and PhD Applications 2019/2020 - Africa Center of Excellence for Climate Smart Agriculture and Biodiversity Conservation

Africa Center of Excellence for Climate Smart Agriculture and Biodiversity Conservation (Climate SABC) at Haramaya University in Ethiopia

Grant funding for attendance of young fish technologists at the 2019 World Seafood Congress

The International Association of Fish Inspectors is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the 2019 Peter Howgate Award. This award will fund the attendance of a young fish technologist (under 30 years of age) to the IAFI World Seafood Congress 2019, to be held in Penang, Malaysia from 9-11th September 2019. The Award will cover travel, accommodation and the congress fee, and this will afford the winning applicant a career changing opportunity to gain insights and build networks in the global fishery sector. The deadline for submission of applications is 29th March 2019. You can also visit our Facebook page for updates and information about previous awards ( ).
The IAFI Peter Howgate Award is a tribute to the late Peter Howgate's work and career, and a recognition of his immense and ongoing contribution to the field of fish technology and the people who work in it, both during his 35 years at the UK’s Torry Research Station, UK, and thereafter. The Award was set up by fish technology professionals around the world, with the help of the Seafood HACCP Discussion List community and was adopted by IAFI in 2014. We look forward to meeting the successful applicant at WSC 2019.

You can download the Rules and application form for the 2019 Peter Howgate Award here.

A call for digital registration of Women Agribusinesses in Eastern and Southern Africa

The  Technical  Centre  for  Agricultural  and  Rural  Cooperation  (CTA)  is  a  joint  international institution of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU). CTA operates under the framework of the Cotonou Agreement and is funded by the EU.

CTA in collaboration with its regional partners, African Women Agribusiness Network (AWAN East Africa)  and  the  Africa  Women  Innovation  and  Entrepreneurship  Forum  (AWIEF),  has  recently launched a Programme initiative named VALUE4HER.  VALUE4HER is a continental initiative aimed at increasing incomes for women from agribusinesses through access to markets, finance, improving knowledge, skills and capacity and through advocacy, thus addressing some of the key barriers for women’s empowerment in agriculture.

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