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Explainer: What is carbon farming and the Emissions Reduction Fund?

As the pot of money for carbon farming projects runs out, ABC Rural explains what the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) is and how agricultural projects have benefited. What is the … Continue Reading Explainer: What is carbon farming and the Emissions Reduction Fund?

Using tropical microbes to improve the environment

Researchers in Malaysia are harnessing properties in tropical microbes to address a variety of environmental, agricultural and aquacultural issues. Dr. Adeline Ting Su Yien and her colleagues at Monash University’s … Continue Reading Using tropical microbes to improve the environment

Precision Agriculture Eats Data, CPU Cycles: It’s A Perfect Fit For Cloud Services

Kurt Marko, Contributor at Forbes Kurt analyzes new technologies and their business implications Given their rural isolation, toiling miles away from the coastal centers of technology and finance, it’s easy … Continue Reading Precision Agriculture Eats Data, CPU Cycles: It’s A Perfect Fit For Cloud Services

Biochar: Black Gold or Just Another Snake Oil Scheme?

LATEST NEWS BIOCHAR: BLACK GOLD OR JUST ANOTHER SNAKE OIL SCHEME? BY RACHEL SMOLKER – SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 THERE’S LITTLE BASIS FOR CLAIMS THAT BIOCHAR COULD SOLVE OUR ENERGY, FOOD, AND CLIMATE … Continue Reading Biochar: Black Gold or Just Another Snake Oil Scheme?

MSc in Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

MSc in Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security Disclaimer: This post is a re-blog for the purposes of information dissemination to a much wider audience and cultural diversity with the … Continue Reading MSc in Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

Wheat Initiative launches its Strategic Research Agenda

Wheat Initiative launches its Strategic Research Agenda on Tuesday, 28 July 2015. Posted in Press releases July 27, 2015 – Paris (France) To meet the expected 60% raise in demand … Continue Reading Wheat Initiative launches its Strategic Research Agenda

U.S. Graduate Research Grant in Global Food Security

Application Package Spring 2015 Round – Applications accepted beginning January 12, 2015 Application deadline: Monday, April 13, 2015 11:59 p.m. Eastern time A complete application will consist of the two … Continue Reading U.S. Graduate Research Grant in Global Food Security

Internship Opportunity: CTA is looking to recruit an intern to support in its impact assessment of coffee certification in Latin America research

Featured photo Source The International Center for Tropical Agriculture is looking to recruit an intern to support in its impact assessment of coffee certification in Latin America research The International … Continue Reading Internship Opportunity: CTA is looking to recruit an intern to support in its impact assessment of coffee certification in Latin America research

Consultant Position: Country Chapter Lead Author (Co-Author)

We are looking for researchers in Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Colombia, Brazil and Peru. Job Description The consultant will be a co-author of a chapter focusing on a … Continue Reading Consultant Position: Country Chapter Lead Author (Co-Author)

Career Opportunity: The International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-arid Tropics (ICRISAT) seeks applications for a Science officer

Closing date extended to 15 January 2015. The International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-arid Tropics (ICRISAT) seeks applications for a Science officer, CCAFS West Africa based at ICRISAT Bamako – … Continue Reading Career Opportunity: The International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-arid Tropics (ICRISAT) seeks applications for a Science officer

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