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  • Agrilinks is celebrating 10 years of spreading information about agricultural research and innovation around the world. Supported by the USAID Bureau for Resilience and Food Security (RFS) through the Feed the Future Knowledge, Data, Learning, and Training (KDLT) program, Agrlinks is a hub sharing knowledge, training and connections through blogs, newsletters, webinars and other digital means.…

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  • The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Safety is accepting applications from researchers at Minority Serving Institutions and especially early career faculty and researchers who haven’t yet gained much experience in global development projects. The lab’s goal is to reduce the burden of food-borne illness in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean. Researchers from a wide range…

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  • The 53rd American Peanut Research and Education Society Annual Meeting will be virtual, rather than in-person, organizers decided this week. The 2021 gathering was scheduled to be in Dallas the week of July 13-15, but many potential participants work for agencies or companies that have travel restrictions due to the lingering Covid-19 pandemic. While vaccinations…

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  • Agrilinks is hosting a webinar to share findings from a landscape analysis conducted by the Feed the Future Advancing Women’s Empowerment (AWE) program that examines women’s empowerment in beyond-production activities. Women engage in a variety of agricultural roles across the value chain. Many approaches, promising practices, and tools to support women’s empowerment in production have emerged…

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  • The Ghana Groundnut Working Group (GGWG) has set a date for its third annual meeting, a slightly delayed gathering that will address the theme of strengthening the peanut value chain in the era of the Covid-19 pandemic.  The GGWG was created to help people and organizations share information and build stronger partnerships that will enhance…

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  • The new Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Horticulture has been posted to grants.gov and can be found here. The closing date for applications is May 11. The purpose of the Horticulture Innovation Lab is to identify and strengthen opportunities for smallholder farmers to develop and sustainably manage horticulture based enterprises in Feed the Future production systems. This includes research…

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  • USAID is accepting applications through 11 May 2021 to lead the new Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Current and Emerging Threats in Crops (CETC). Other info is at grants.gov. The CETC Innovation Lab will design, lead, and implement an applied research program focused on the control of current and emerging biotic threats to food security…

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