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  • The LEAP-Agri research project MycoSafe-South has three PhD scholarships available for African students to study and conduct research on mycotoxins in Belgium and Kenya. “European-African partnership for safe and efficient use of mycotoxin-mitigation strategies in sub-Saharan Africa” intends to harness the expertise and infrastructure available in Europe by strengthening the capacity of the Southern partners…

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  • USAID has released the Nutrition Innovations in Complex Environments Broad Agency Announcement (BAA). This $2 milion BAA reflects a collaborative effort across USAID’s Bureau for Food Security (BFS), the Bureau for Global Health (GH), and the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance’s (DCHA) Office of Food For Peace (FFP), in coordination with the Eleanor…

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  • The National Peanut Board has launched an engaging, informative new website that tout all the ways peanuts are valuable to our environment, health and communities. The Peanut Vision: Sustainable, Nutritious, Global Food Source  sums up the power of peanuts in one statement: “Peanuts are positioned to meet the challenges of a growing world.” While 85%…

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  • The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Peanut has dropped a request that project proposals initially explain how they will use outputs from commissioned projects, since the details of those commissioned projects are not yet available. Originally, the Request for Proposals encouraged scientists to explain how proposed projects would utilize the outputs from commissioned projects.…

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  • The deadline to submit an abstract to present a poster or paper at this year’s American Peanut Research and Education Society meeting is coming up this week. APRES extended the abstract submission deadline to April 5, to present at the 2018 APRES Annual Meeting, with is scheduled for July 10-12. Abstracts can be submitted online…

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  • The US Agency for International Development has announced a Request for Applications to run the new Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Legume Systems Research. The cooperative agreement would bring an estimated $35 million program to the selected university. Get details and find out how to apply at the announcement page. The closing date is…

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  • A webinar will be conducted on Friday, March 23, from 2-3 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time to answer any questions related to two solicitations to work with the Peanut Innovation Lab. Concept notes for the projects on varietal development and value-added gains are due April 20. Meeting ID: 249 715 287 Join the webinar from PC,…

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