Month: June 2016

ASABE Continuing Education Center

ASABE Continuing Education Center Continuing Education – Valuable for our profession and the key to your success ASABE and PDHengineer.com bring you access to a large library of courses and webinars designed exclusively as continuing education for professional engineers. Professional Development Hours (known as PDH) from PDHengineer.com have been accepted by all states with a continuing education requirement for engineers. We guarantee your credits will be accepted by your state board. Find a course using the discipline links to the left or view our entire course catalog. Select your course, preview its contents, purchase and complete online. You’ll be able to download a certificate of completion immediately after completing the course....

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ASABE – 2016 Annual International Meeting

2016 Annual International Meeting Date: Jul 17-20, 2016 Location: Orlando, Florida See full meeting details as they become available at www.ASABEmeetings.org, Why should you attend the ASABE Annual International Meeting? How can you make the most out of it?  Check out this helpful podcast for tips and resources. Download a letter you can personalize to show your employer how the ASABE Annual International Meeting is a true value and benefit! Select letter to receive the link. http://www.asabe.org/meetings-events/2016/07/2016-annual-international-meeting.aspx And if you missed the 2015 meeting, in New Orleans, follow this link to enjoy selected video...

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Call for applications for PhD scholarships

CERAAS is a center of the Senegalese Institute of Agricultural Research (ISRA) operating at regional level and based in Thies (Senegal). One of its missions is to host and train young African scientists to concepts and latest techniques used in the field of plant adaptation to drought. CERAAS is fully equipped for working in the following disciplines: agronomy, bio-climatology, physiology, biochemistry, molecular genetics, breeding and crop modeling. As part of its partnership with CERAAS, DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst), the German academic exchange service, supports the training of non-Senegalese Doctorate students at CERAAS for a period of three (3) years and for a period of 15 months for Master 2. The granted scholarships cover a return air ticket, the annual registration fees at the Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar, medical insurance as well as a monthly allowance of two hundred fifty thousand (250,000) francs CFA for doctorates and One hundred ninety thousand (190,000) CFA Francs for Master2 fellows for the duration of the training. Registrations for Master 2 will be held at the University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar (UCAD). Candidates must choose from the following courses • Microbial and Plant Biotechnologies (BIOVEM) • Phytopharmacy and Plant Protection (PPV) • Agroforestry, Ecology and Adaptation (AFECA) Applicants must submit their applications no later than September 15 at 5:00 PM at the following address: ISRA / CERAAS BP: 3320 Thies,...

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ICTs for Sustainable Agriculture and Improving Nutrition

What potential do Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) hold for improving Agriculture and Nutrition? What are the specific challenges in your own country? A “Global Twitter Chat” around these questions will be held by the #GCARD3 Social Media Team. In the spirit of GCARD3 as a global and multi-stakeholder platform, this team represents several regions of the world and different domains of expertise related to agriculture: from food security and nutrition, environment and climate change, agro-ecology, youth empowerment and capacity development, communications and ICTs, anthropology to conflict resolutions and agribusiness – from research to practice. After their social media bootcamp in South Africa, the team kept their dialogue going on various social media platforms, and they decided to hold monthly Global Twitter Chats with a focus at Agriculture and Technology for development. In this respect, the team would like to invite you to join the first Global Twitter Chat on the issue of “How can ICTs be utilized for Promoting Sustainable Agriculture and Improving Nutrition?” The chat is scheduled to take place on 29th June 2016 at 13:00CET . For any assistance with Time Zone conversion please follow this link The Twitter chat will last for one hour and #GCARDsmt will be the official hash tag. This first ever GCARDsmt Global Twitter Chat of its kind will be moderated by Robert Kibaya one of the GCARD3 Youth Delegates. About Sustainable...

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Prof Henry Igbadun: Fathers Burial Invitation

Dear NIAE NEC Members, Fellows and Members, Greetings to you and your family. Attached is the invitation card for the burial of the father of Prof Igbadun (NIAE Nat Publications Secretary). The date is May 13 & 14, 2016 ay Ososo, Akoko Edo LGA, Edo State. There is a sketch on the card of the description to Ososo. Ososo is in Akoko-Edo LGA of Edo State. Coming from the West through Ondo State, you enter Edo to a town call Ibillo. From Ibillo you head towards Magongo- Okene which is in Kogi State. On the same Ibillo Magongo road is Lampese, few kilometer away from Ibillo. Immediately after Lampese, you come to Ososo junction, and it is only 24 km from that junction to Ososo. Members from SS Region are especially expected to attend in large number. SSR Chair or his nominee should represent me because I shall be engaged in the National NSE Examination during the period, as Chief Examiner for Abeokuta Centre. Members should kindly feel free to contact Prof Igbadun on 08064189575 or igbadun20@yahoo.com). Thanks for your love. Prof BA Adewumi Nat...

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