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IITB-APAARI-NABARD Workshop, 6-7 December 2018, Mumbai

IITB-APAARI-NABARD Workshop Event Date: 6 – 7 December 2018 – 1:15pm Centre for Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas (CTARA) of IIT-Bombay is spearheading a two-day workshop on “Agriculture and the Imperatives of Food and Nutrition Security” in association with Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI) and National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). Following are the Proposed Focus areas for this workshop:- Availability, Accessibility, Utilisation and Stability of food Integration of Food-processing and logistics in controlling food-prices District (local government) level decentralised planning for nutrition security Regional and local food and nutrition security Linkages between Agriculture, Income, Livelihoods, and Malnutrition Click HERE to view Brochure Venue: Seminar Hall, 2nd Floor, Jal Vihar IIT Bombay, Powai,...

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Webinar on Capacity Development for Agricultural Innovation 31 October 2018

Webinar invitation and registration. The Asia Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institution- APAARI, invites you to participate in a Webinar on Capacity Development for Agricultural Innovation jointly organized by the Tropical Agricultural Platform -TAP, the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization- FAO and the Asia Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institution -APAARI. The webinar targets University Managers, leaders and post graduate students in the Asia Pacific region.  It will be held on Wednesday 31 October 2018 from 16:30 -18:00 Bangkok time (GMT +7). Resource persons are technocrats and hands on specialists on capacity development and agri-food research and innovation. Objectives The Webinar will bring together resource persons and the academic community focusing on agri-food research and innovation in the Asia-Pacific region, in the dialogue on capacity development. It aims to raise awareness on the importance of developing functional capacities to unlock the potential for agricultural innovation and the role of higher education in developing the respective capacities. It will also raise awareness among professionals in higher education on the Common Framework on Capacity Development for Agricultural Innovation Systems (CD for AIS) developed by TAP and partners, its principles and tools, including functional capacities for AIS – individual, organizational and enabling environment. To participate, please register here by 30 October 2018.  An access link will be shared with the registered participants the day before the webinar. For any inquiry please...

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Accelerating the End of Hunger and Malnutrition – A Global Event

A global event to share evidence and lessons learned on food system transformation for reducing hunger and malnutrition; explore innovations to build further momentum and accelerate progress; and identify opportunities for scaling up successful action will be organized in Bangkok, Thailand, from 28-30 November 2018. Organized by IFPRI and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), this event will explore all the factettes of this global challenge For more information, please visit their page...

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Knowledge Management Workshop 2018

APAARI will organize a Knowledge Management Workshop from 18-19 October 2018 in Lao, PDR, which will bring together Knowledge Management focal points from member and partner organizations in the Asia Pacific. It aims to increase understanding of knowledge management (KM) in the context of strengthening agricultural innovation systems (AIS), develop skills in the use of selected knowledge-sharing methods and tools and identify and outline approaches for the integration of KM in everyday...

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