Call for papers: Food security, Health and Impact Knowledge Brokering Event

Interesting event coming up.  1st Africa College International Conference
Food security, Health and Impact Knowledge Brokering, 22nd – 24th June 2011, Devonshire Hall, University of Leeds, UK

The organisers have put out a call for papers (deadline = 2nd May) and they invite poster submissions (deadline = 31st May).

For full details and registration visit the Africa College website.  The goal of the event is stated as:

“…to demonstrate and share lessons on how to translate research results into impact on food security and human health in sub-Saharan Africa. It has two objectives:

  • To determine how the results of basic science and inter-disciplinary research lead to impact on food security and human health.
  • To explore how partnerships between research and development organisations deliver innovation and impact.”

There is a great line up of speakers announced, including a lecture from Dr Monty Jones, Executive Director, Forum for Agriculture Research in Africa(FARA).

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