Africa / CCAFS / East Africa / ILRI / SLS

East Africa livestock and climate change workshop – Apply for participation grants (deadline 19 Jan 2015)

If you are an early-career scientists from East Africa, we welcome your participation to join a workshop on livestock and climate change.  A limited number of grants is available to cover participation costs of early career scientists (deadline to apply is 19 January 2015).

The consortium of the EU Animal Change project is organizing a workshop in Nairobi on 2 and 3 February 2015. Focusing on “Livestock and Climate Change”,  the workshop will present results from the Animal Change project and successful approaches to implement climate smart livestock systems.

The event will include presentations and in-depth discussion on:

  • Climate predictions for East Africa under different scenarios and implications on the livestock sector
  • Mitigation and adaptation strategies that are relevant to East Africa.
  • Socio Economic, Inventory and Policy perspectives
  • Future implementation strategies for livestock systems that will adapt to climate change, will reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and increase efficiency of production.

The workshop will be of interest to those working in Research, Industry, Extension and Policy throughout East Africa.

There is no registration fee but there are a limited number of places so please register early.

A limited number of grants is available to cover participation costs of early career scientists from East Africa. The deadline to submit grant requests is 19 January 2015, 17:00h GMT. Information and criteriaApply online here.

The registration deadline is the same date and time.

 

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