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Optimize the cooperative use of genetic diversity in plant breeding in Europe - Topic: Biological Diversity

From June 7 to June 9, the European Cooperative Programme for Plant Genetic Resources (ECPGR) held a Workshop in Bonn. Successful cooperation projects of public-private partnership between gene banks, public and private research institutions and plant breeders were presented. Read more: Optimize the cooperative use of genetic diversity in plant breeding in Europe …

Dr. Frank Begemann  (refer to: Optimize the cooperative use of genetic diversity in plant breeding in Europe)

Transnational Call for Research Proposals: Food and Nutrition Security in Africa - Topic: Global Food Security

Within the framework of the LEAP Agri Network, funding organisations from nine African and nine European countries will launch research on agriculture and nutrition in Africa. The first call for proposals has been recently published. Read more: Transnational Call for Research Proposals: Food and Nutrition Security in Africa …

Threshing in Northern Ethiopia (refer to: Transnational Call for Research Proposals: Food and Nutrition Security in Africa)