Japan's MOFA gives JPY300 million to Chad through WFP as part of TICAD VI commitment
The Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced that it will provide a JPY300 million (US$2.5 million) grant to the government of Chad through the World Food Program (WPF) as part of its commitment made at the 2016 Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI). With this grant, Japan seeks to improve nutrition and reduce poverty in the population.
Japan's MOFA gives JPY350 million grant to Uganda as part of TICAD VI commitment
The Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced that it will provide a JPY350 million grant to the government of Uganda as part of its commitment made at the 2016 Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI). This grant will help provide food in order to reduce malnutrition and incidence of famine in Uganda.
August 27-September 1, 2017: World water week takes place in Stockholm
The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) organizes the annual conference World Water Week in Stockholm, under the theme “water and waste: reduce and reuse”. The conference convenes researchers, decision-makers, business innovators, and CSO representatives to foster new thinking and exchange ideas around the most pressing water-related challenges.
Registration and conference program available on conference website.
The 67th Conference of the Australasian Grain Science Association (AGSA) takes place on September 20-22, 2017, in Christchurch, New Zealand. AGSA is a forum for Australasian grain scientists, educators, students, nutritionists, and others to share and advance knowledge and understanding of grain science and the grain industry. The conference convenes New Zealand, Australian, and international scientific and technical experts, and includes components on grain breeding, dietary fibers, human nutrition, process technologies, global product innovation, in its scientific program. AGSA Conference awards have a long history of recognizing outstanding achievement in the grain sciences and allied industries.