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October 22, 2016   •   News

On 10-13 October 2016 the Global Research Alliance held its annual Council Meeting in Mexico City. Mexico became the new Chair in place of the USA, with Japan as the new ViceChair. 26 Member Countries attended the meeting, which included a field trip on the last day. Information on the outcomes of the meeting will be given shortly.

Presentations from the meeting are now available in the Members’ Area of this website.


October 22, 2016   •   News

The Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) program is now accepting scientific research proposals from researchers in developing countries for a number of multi-focus and country-specific areas, including the use of climate-smart agriculture in Magadascar. View the calls on the PEER webpage

PEER is part of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Development Lab effort to bring together diverse partners to discover, test and scale breakthrough solutions to critical challenges in international development.

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October 21, 2016   •   News

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the 2017 Borlaug Global Research Alliance Fellowships. Fellows selected from eligible countries (Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Ghana, Honduras, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam) will work with a mentor at USDA’s Agricultural Research Service or a U.S. university for up to 12 weeks on climate change mitigation research. The U.S. mentor will later visit the fellow’s home institution to continue collaboration.

The fellowships are designed to provide Fellows with training opportunities and practical experience, increase collaboration and networking, and aid in the transfer and implementation of technologies in the area of climate change mitigation research in agriculture.

The application deadline is November 30, 2016.


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