Thursday, 10 May 2012

Call for Abstracts-Africa-wide Women in Science Competition for Science, Technology and Innovation for Agricultural and Rural Development

This competition seeks to promote excellence and recognize and reward outstanding women scientists who are undertaking scientific and innovative research, technology and engineering related development activities and communicating the outputs (knowledge, technologies and approaches) to improve agricultural performance and socio-economic development in Africa.

The continent needs to increase agricultural productivity in a sustainable manner as well as find endogenous solutions to respond to the twin challenges of climate change and volatile food and energy prices. Increasing investments in the agricultural sector and more specifically in science, technology and innovation is seen as a viable option for achieving broad-based agricultural led economic growth, equity and prosperity.

Deadline– May 14th, 2012

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