Month: July 2019

New training opportunity: The application of molecular diagnostics for plant virus surveillance

Early career researchers working on plant disease carried by insect vectors can now apply for full funding to attend a five-day introductory level vector and virus diagnostics course in Ibadan, Nigeria, in November 2019, which is being run by CONNECTED in association with…

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New funding call from BBSRC and NERC

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) are inviting applications for projects of up to 22 months in duration to translate existing research into practical application for the purpose of addressing current food security development and…

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Hundreds of African crop disease researchers to improve skills following ground-breaking training event

Hundreds of researchers working on crop diseases carried by insect vectors in Sub-Saharan African countries will have their knowledge and skills improved as a result of a ground-breaking training course run by the UK government-funded CONNECTED network. A group of early career researchers…

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New film: Improving disease resistance in Kenya’s crops

CONNECTED is pleased to publish a new short film explaining a research project funded by the network, which seeks to improve the resistance to disease of cabbage and kale crops in Kenya. Cabbage is Kenya’s third most important and commonly consumed crop. It…

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