Call for participants to workshop on:

Improving food security and nutrition in Kenya: strengthening Indigenous Leafy Vegetables research and innovation capacity

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Under the Researcher Links scheme offered within the Newton Utafiti Fund, the British Council and the Kenyan National Research Fund will be holding a four day workshop on the above theme in Nyeri, Kenya on 10-13 September 2018.

The workshop is being coordinated by Dr Jim Monaghan (Harper Adams University-UK) and Dr Eddy Owaga (Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Kenya) and will have contributions from other leading researchers. We are now inviting Early Career Researchers from the UK or Kenya to apply to attend this workshop.

All travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the Newton Researcher Links programme. The application form, with more details on the initiative, is attached and should be sent to jmmonaghan@harper-adams.ac.uk before the deadline of 29 June 2018.

Relevant Disciplines: crop improvement, agronomy, postharvest physiology and technology, food engineering, food chemistry, food product development, marketing, value chain analysis, food safety and quality assurance, vegetable technology, nutrition, dietetics, and food policy.

Workshop webpage: http://harper.ac.uk/kenya-workshop