The EU, along with the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Improved Nutrition and Health, will fund a training course aimed at developing the capacity to assess and measure agricultural biodiversity in the context of food and nutrition security in West African food systems. This training is open to potential candidates from Benin, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria and Senegal. These are welcome to submit an essay and apply for participation in the course.
The course is organized by the Institut de Recherché et de Développment sur la Biodiversité des Plantes Cultivées, Aromatiques et Médicinales (IRDCAM), Bioversity International, African Network for Agriculture, Agroforestry and Natural Resources Education (ANAFE) and Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM).
The deadline to apply to participate in the course and submit an essay is June 6, 2012.
Source: Biodiversity International