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2016 Introduction to molecular biology and bioinformatics training workshop


The Biosciences eastern and central Africa-International Livestock Research Institute (BecA-ILRI) Hub seeks to strengthen the capacity of the African scientific community to conduct bioscience research that will improve agricultural products and enhance food security in the region. As part of its capacity building programme, the BecA-ILRI Hub will hold a training workshop on introductory molecular biology and bioinformatics (IMBB) from 9-20 May 2016.


Bobo Dioulasso

Le Centre International de la Pomme de Terre (CIP) et le projet “Promotion de la Patate Douce à Chair Orange en Afrique de l’Ouest à Travers des Marchés Diversifiés mis en Œuvre au Burkina Faso par l’INERA et iDE (mais aussi au Ghana et au Nigeria) organise à Bobo Dioulasso sous la direction du CAP-Matourkou …

AfriPlantSci: Plant Metabolism for Improved Nutrition and Health

International Livestock Research Institute (BecA-ILRI) Hub Nairobi

Hosts:       John Innes Centre (JIC)  Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology (NM-AIST): Eastern and Southern Africa Centre for Research Advancement, Teaching Excellence and Sustainability in Food and Nutrition Security (CREATES-FNS) Biosciences eastern and central Africa – International Livestock Research Institute (BecA-ILRI) Hub This course will cover the breadth and depth of plant metabolism and …

Applications invited for MSc and PhD in Orphan Crops breeding: Deadline 14 June

Enhancing training and research mobility for novel crops breeding in Africa MoBreed (Mobility for Breeders in Africa) is an initiative of five public universities from three African regions and one university in Europe to advance knowledge on useful crops of Africa and increase scholars’ capacity in addressing food security. Partners include the University of Abomey-Calavi …

OFSP Processing and Product Development

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in partnership with CSIR-Crops Research Institute and the International Potato Center (CIP) is offering an intensive 5-day Training-of-Trainers course on “Orange fleshed sweetpotato processing and product development”, taking place from 22nd to 26th of January, 2018. This course has been derived from the course: “Everything you need …

COURSE: Project Planning, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation

Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre (TFNC) in collaboration with the Building Nutritious Food Baskets (BNFB) invites applications from eligible participants to attend a course on Project Planning, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation. The course will be held between 6th – 14th April 2018 in Arusha-Tanzania. The Tanzania Food and Nutrition Center (TFNC) is a government institution …