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Vacancy Announcement: Senior Officer Agriculture/Fisheries - ASEAN22 Dec 2015

The ASEAN Secretariat invites ASEAN Nationals to apply for the vacancy of Senior Officer Agriculture/Fisheries. 

Technology enables farmers to secure livelihood in Andaman Islands27 Nov 2015

The Climate of coastal lowlands of Andaman Islands is not conducive for agriculture due to various environmental factors. Fewer rainy days, increasing length of dry spell along with soil salinity during the dry season makes agriculture highly vulnerable in this area.

Capacity building through training and field days 27 Nov 2015

Staff from the Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) for Pakistan know that seeing is believing—which is why they regularly hold training and field days to share knowledge with farmers. 

Powering Agriculture - Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) 2016: Registration is now open24 Nov 2015

The global initiative “Powering Agriculture – An Energy Grand Challenge for Development” (PAEGC) is launching a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in cooperation with TH Köln – University of Applied Sciences. The 8-week course, which will run from February 1st to March 27th 2016, introduces challenges and solutions for sustainable energy use in the agriculture and food sector.

Large Scale Soybean harvest at NARC to curtail the huge import under “Private Public Partnership” initiatives20 Nov 2015

To curtail huge soybean oil imports worth 456 million dollar, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) has demonstrated new innovative technology for promotion of Soybean cultivation in the country, under “Private Public Partnership” initiative. 

National Workshop on Capacity Needs Assessment of Extension and Advisory Service (EAS) Providers: Meeting Notes02 Nov 2015

Extension and Advisory Services (EAS) need new capacities at different levels to effectively deal with the new and evolving challenges faced by rural communities.