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April 11, 2024   •   News

Closing date: 26 April 2024
Location: Ireland

Teagasc has expanded its Research and Knowledge Transfer programmes, committing significant resources to rapidly advance science and implement measures for sustainable agriculture. The Teagasc Climate Centre, supported by substantial capital investment, integrates new staff with existing research teams across the organisation. The Climate Centre Operations Manager post is a new and exciting position offering the successful candidate the opportunity to lead the development and management of the new Teagasc Climate Centre – a multi-location Centre of Excellence for climate and biodiversity research.

Further information and application details can be found HERE.

April 9, 2024   •   News

Dates: 15 – 26 July 2024
Location: The Netherlands

We are excited to announce the CFS Network is hosting a summer school in The Netherlands this summer! We are welcoming 20 young professionals, MSc and PhD students working in the field of food and agriculture to join our fully funded international consultation on circular food systems. We are looking for the young professionals who are interested to learn more about circular agri-food systems and who are enthusiastic about contributing to shaping a policy & research agenda on circular food systems for the coming years.

For more information click HERE.

April 8, 2024   •   News

On 01 November 2023 in Yaoundé, Cameroon in the margins of the 19th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), the GRA-RUFORUM Alumni Network in Africa was launched by a group of Alumni (participants from the first round of the GRA-GRG).  The Network, named GRAN-Afrique will promote networking among the Alumni, promote the development of their professional careers, build their involvement and commitment in GRA and RUFORUM activities and facilitate cooperate on agricultural GHG research and development, including through community projects.

Dr Kingsley Etchu (GRA National Focal Point, Cameroon), who attended the event to celebrate and support the Network’s launch, commended the representatives of the Alumni for establishing the Network. He stressed the need for the Network to be an inclusive platform for interaction, information exchange and exploiting opportunities to make significant business and social impact.

The newly launched GRAN Afrique provides yet another avenue for strengthening research collaboration on climate change and agriculture within Africa, and to highlight the ongoing work that GRA member states are undertaking to build the capability of African scientists. The GRA will remain supportive of the Network including through professional development opportunities such as thematic workshops, short-term training, and small grants to support network activities.

Video available HERE.

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