Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 1 week 3 days ago

ICRA Courses for professionals working in higher education and outreach, agricultural research and agri-business

For application deadline and for detail information, click on the courses below:

- Linking research to inclusive development for food security - Facing rural innovation challenges, 15 May - 2 June 2017, Wageningen, the Netherlands

- Facing rural innovation challenges - Linking research to inclusive development for food security, 25 Sept - 13 Oct 2017

- Learning, action research and outreach – Making higher education boost food security, 6 to 24 November 2017

ICRA is an independent non-profit organization, founded in 1981 as the International Centre for development oriented Research in Agriculture. ICRA’s goal is to help end poverty and hunger and to promote sustainable resource use, through inclusive innovation partnerships and by the strengthening individual, organizational and institutional capacities required to make these partnerships work.

ICRA is a member of the Agr

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 2 months 2 weeks ago

Uganda farming classes transform refugees into entrepreneurs

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 3 months 3 weeks ago

PTC+ launches two innovations in poultry knowledge

BARNEVELD, September 2016

PTC+ presents two innovative, international products on poultry knowledge and education, a blended learning (E-learning, distance learning) training on poultry management and the Poultry Innovation Lab.

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Zambia
Posted 4 months 4 days ago

Earn an Undegraduate Degree in Agricultural Sciences from EARTH University!

EARTH University ( located in Costa Rica is a private non-profit university which offers an *UNDERGRADUATE program* leading to a degree in agricultural sciences.
Currently, EARTH has about 400 students enrolled from 33 different countries. 39% of the student body are women and 76% are from rural communities. Most students receive scholarships to cover all or part of the tuition.
Click to apply today!

Posted By in AgriProFocus Indonesia
Posted 6 months 3 weeks ago


"Membangun Indonesia dari Desa"

Pertanian dan lingkungan merupakan dua hal yang tidak dapat dipisahkan. Dalam menciptakan pertanian diperlukan kondisi lingkungan yang baik agar pertanian yang diinginkan dapat dicapai.

Pertanian pada dasarnya memiliki peranan penting sebagai penyedia pangan bagi manusia. Kebutuhan akan pangan yang terus meningkat seiring bertambahnya jumlah penduduk menjadikan pertanian perlu menjadi fokus utama. Saat ini kondisi pertanian dapat dikatakan cukup memprihatinkan mengingat kurangnya rasa kepedulian dalam mengembangkan pertanian. Di Indonesia khususnya pertanian umumnya hanya dilakukan oleh kalangan orang tua sehingga pertanian sulit untuk dikembangkan.

Youthagricareture merupakan sosial project yang diinisiasi oleh IAAS Indonesia sebagai wujud kepedulian anak-anak muda untuk meningkatkan taraf hidup masyarakat pedesaan dalam hal pertanian, pendidikan, dan sektor lingkungan. Youthagricareture dengan moto Membangun Indonesia dari

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 9 months 1 week ago

 Invitation for a Tailored Statistical Data Analysis Capacity building training –Kampala Uganda

Two weekend’s comprehensive training opportunity

This training program, is designed to empower organization staff on management of project/program data , boosting individual analytical skills as they are required in the job market, boost and improve the capacity of researchers on general research Analysis and conclusions among others, organized by WSA Innovations.

The training will be diversified in all fields (Health, Economics, and social, Agriculture, Environment, Legal, Crime, education, Finance M&E and all other forms of data you may think about, it may be your academic data). The training will borrow lessons from all disciplines to enable participants gain deeper knowledge on the applicability of the practice acquired.

If your office deals with Data, research, Management, consultancy, academic among others, then this is golden opportunity for you, as a company or a

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 10 months 1 week ago

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program 

Makerere University entered a partnership with The MasterCard Foundation to offer scholarships to 1,000 academically bright but economically disadvantaged youth from Africa to study at Makerere University from 2013 to 2023. This is a project worth US $ 20,989,965.15 implemented at Makerere University with the aim of developing the next generation of African Leaders and also to promote the strategic objectives of Makerere University and The MasterCard Foundation in contributing to Africa's higher education sector and development. The project is implemented under the leadership of the Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Directorate.

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars at Makerere University will have six cohorts of Scholars with the first cohort of 50 Scholars beginning 2014/2015 Academic Year. The Program offers comprehensive student support, that include;

  1. Tuition and Functional fees
  2. Accommodation, Feeding and stipend
  3. Laptop, books and ot

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 1 year 1 month ago

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC):“Powering Agriculture – Sustainable Energy for Food”


Participation is Free of Charge  

Do you want to learn how to produce more food while using less energy? Do you want to share your experiences on the use of sustainable energy in agricultural value chains? Do you want to meet like-minded people? Then join the PoweringAg MOOC!

The global initiative “Powering Agriculture – An Energy Grand Challenge for Development” (PAEGC) is launching a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in cooperation with TH Köln – University of Applied Sciences. The 8-week course, which will run from February 1st to March 27th 2016, introduces challenges and solutions for sustainable energy use in the agriculture and food sector.

About the Course

This MOOC will introduce participants to the Energy-Agriculture Nexus and introduces approaches for sustainably providing energy throughout all stages of agricultural value chain

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Hadijah Ssekyondwa N. What a great opportunity for Eco-cold storage facilities? I have registered for the course

1 year 1 month ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 1 year 7 months ago

National Poultry Training Centre Officially Opened in Bishoftu

Yesterday, June 9, the brand-new National Poultry Training Centre opened in Bishoftu in the presence of the State Minister of Livestock, HE Dr. Gebreegziabher Gebreyohannes; the Ambassador of the Embassy of the Netherlands to Ethiopia, Mrs. Lidi Remmelzwaal; the Director of the EIAR, Dr. Fantahun Mengistu; the chairman of the Ethiopian Poultry Development Association, Mr. Fanta Terefe, and many other Dutch and Ethiopian distinguished guests.

The success of establishing this first of its kind poultry center is the result of a cooperation between stakeholders the sector from both the Netherlands and Ethiopia. Holland-Africa Poultry Partners (HAPP), which has the major role for opening the center in Ethiopia, has provided various technological equipment. The training center will include housing, feeding, solar energy and hatchery equipment, which has been sponsored by HAPP members. Actors such as Ethiopian Institute of Agric

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 2 years 1 week ago

Edukans is mobilizing agricultural teachers for exchange Netherlands with Uganda, Ethiopia.

From chalk & talk to active learning, that is the summary of Edukans exchange visits for Dutch agricultural teachers. See the video on the exchange visit to Uganda in 2014:

In 2015, further exchange visits are planned for Uganda and Ethiopia. Topics include:

  • Animal health and diseases management
  • Soil fertilizing
  • Entrepreneurship
Read more in Dutch here: 

Posted By in Emplois et Appels a Propositions
Posted 2 years 1 month ago

Appel à soumission pour l’édition 2015 de la formation internationale en ligne sur les technologies post-récoltes

Le programme de formation post-récolte sera lancé en Janvier 2015 par la fondation pour l’éducation post récolte (PEF)et accueillera jusqu’à 40 jeunes professionnels de l’horticulture travaillant actuellement dans les pays en développement. La formation couvrira une période de 12 mois durant l’année 2015. les activités de formation incluront une gamme de lecture, d’apprentissage en ligne et des travaux de terrains à réaliser par chacun des stagiaires dans leurs pays d’origine.

Les participants peuvent choisir les cultures qui les intéressent le plus et se focaliser sur les technologies les plus appropriées et convenables pour leur région. Des frais d’inscription de 600 $ sont obligatoire pour le programme de formation 2015 avec une réduction de 50% disponible pour ceux situés dans les pays moins avancés. Ces frais don

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