DDRN Newsletter January 2011:
Dear network member,
In this newsletter you can read all news posted on the DDRN website since the latest monthly newsletter (November 2010) related to the theme “Agricultural Production”.
In order to promote a lively communication within DDRN, you are most welcome to send news items that you wish to share within the network to Marianne Forti: email@example.com. Thanks!
Please use the headings as links to read more about the news.
The 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Animal Agriculture for Developing Countries. July 26-29, 2011 - Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. Deadline for submission of abstracts: February 1, 2011.
ASTI-FARA conference on Agricultural R&D: Investing in Africa's Future: Analyzing Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities. December 5-7, 2011 - Accra, Ghana.
For upcoming events announced previously, please visit the DDRN website.
PAPERS AND DOCUMENTS:
Cost of Adapting Fisheries to Climate Change. World Bank (WB) Development and Climate Change Series Discussion Paper No. 5, by Ussif Rashid Sumaila and William W. L. Cheung, August 2010.
Can Africa replicate Asia's green revolution in rice? World Bank (WB) policy research paper, by Donald F. Larson et al., November 2010.
Closing the knowledge gap: Integrated water management for sustainable agriculture. Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) annual seminar report, November 2010.
Land Use Change: Science and Policy Review. Hart Energy Consulting and the Centre for Agricultural Bioscience International (CABI) review, 2010.
The Plant Treaty and farmers’ rights: implementation issues for South Asia. South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment (SAWTEE) discussion paper, by R. Andersen and T. Winge, 2009.
For publications announced previously, please visit the DDRN website.
Beyond forestry: why agriculture is key to the success of REDD+. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) briefing paper, by Maryanne Grieg-Gran, November 2010.
For briefs announced previously, please visit the DDRN website.
Call for research proposals - Joint DFID-BBSRC-GATES-Government of India Programme. Sustainable Crop Production Research for International Development (SCPRID). Deadline for submission of proposals: March 31, 2011.
African Union Research Grants: Open Call for Proposal 2011. Deadline for submission of proposals: April 30, 2011.
For more open calls for funding announced previously, please visit the DDRN website.
New abstracts of Master's theses on DDRN website:
Status of Pachyrhizus ahipa (Wedd.) Parodi in Bolivia. By Marta Gruca, University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Life Sciences, Department of Agriculture and Ecology, Section of Botany, November 2010.
Interactions between African weaver ants (Oecophylla longinoda) and the invasive fruit fly Bactrocera invadens on Senegalese mango. By Christina Abel, University of Aarhus, Department of Biological Sciences, Zoophysiology and The Centre for Tropical Ecosystem Research, March 2010
Optimizing environmentally friendly biogas production from livestock manure for the reduction of greenhouse gases - SUSANE II. Sustainable, sanitary and efficient management of animal manure for plant nutrition (SUSANE) Newsletter No. 16, November 2010.
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Marianne Hedegaard K. Forti
Danish Development Research Network
Department of Geography and Geology
University of Copenhagen
Øster Voldgade 10
1350 Copenhagen K
Tel: +45 35322522
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