Category Archives: Extension

WOTW: Intute

It has been sometime since we last highlighted a website, so we would like to bring to our readers’ attention the Intute website.  So what is Intute? Intute is a free online service providing users with access to web resources … Continue reading

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ENDURE summer school announcement

The Endure Network has announced its summer school for PhD students for 2009. “Modelling approaches to support integrated pest management (IPM)”, will be held in the Italian town of Volterra between the 15th-20th June, and is being organised by the … Continue reading

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Vavilov-Frankel Fellowships for 2009

Applicants are invited to send their proposals for the Bioversity International Vavilov-Frankel Fellowships for 2009. The Vavilov-Frankel FellowshipsFund aims to encourage the conservation and use of plant genetic resources in developing countries by awarding Fellowships to outstanding young researchers to … Continue reading

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Farmer field schools: a success story

Thanks to funding from FAO and government support, Uganda has announced that it has had success in effectively controlling, and in some cases eradicating banana wilt disease. The disease was first reported in 2001. A major component of this success … Continue reading

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