• The Sustainable Intensification Innovation Lab (SIIL) at Kansas State University‘s College of Agriculture is recruiting two Program Administrators to support the development of subcontract awards, research project monitoring, knowledge management, communication plans, and oversight of web-based reporting and event planning. One program administrator will work together with the SIIL Director, and others to coordinate and monitor…

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  • The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement at Cornell University is looking for a research associate to lead on cross-cutting themes, including gender equity, youth inclusion, nutrition security, and resilience. The research associate will work on numerous objectives in research, capacity development, and engagement, including developing and implementing an overall strategy for these…

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  • Wageningen University is advertising for a PhD candidate for a new position in Burkina Faso, co-supervised by a team of CIRAD, INERA and WUR-PPS researchers. This position will be part of the second phase of the 3F project, financed by the McKnight Foundation, and focus on “Increasing agrobiodiversity in Sudano‐Sahelian cropping systems ‐ Effect on…

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  • Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia crop pathologist and longtime collaborator with the Peanut Innovation Lab, recently won the 2022 Service to American Agriculture Award from the National Association of County Agricultural Agents. Extension agents from both Georgia and Florida nominated Kemerait and – according to an announcement from the University of Florida – the nomination…

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  • Esther Achola won the prestigious Joe Sugg Award at this week’s American Peanut Research and Education Society meeting, presenting, “Novel loci for Resistance to Groundnut Rosette disease in Cultivated Peanut.” The 54th Annual APRES meeting was held July 12-14 in Dallas, Texas, where 21 PhD and 12 master’s students presented, along with dozens of professionals…

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  • USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance is accepting concept notes – preferably from multidisciplinary teams of researchers and development professionals – to undertake a resilience, food and nutrition security Desk Review and Market Study (DRMS); a Political Economy Analysis (PEA) and a secondary data analysis to inform the design strategies and approaches of future multi-year Resilience…

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  • The new Thomas Wyatt Turner Fellowship is accepting applications for students to attend Cornell University for one year to engage in research and study related to inclusive and sustainable agricultural development. Applicants should: Be master’s or doctoral students Be currently enrolled at a university within the 1890 land-grant system of historically Black universities in the…

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