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Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life Sciences

Updates from the GFAR Steering Committee

Updates from the GFAR Steering Committee

  • 09 Apr 2017
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The GFAR Steering Committee met in Rome on February 8-9, 2017 and worked to set a new agenda for this multi-stakeholder global forum on agri-food research and innovation. GFAR is a global network for action and the Steering Committee now comprises 34 elected representatives, from across 13 sectors involved in agricultural research and innovation at international, Read More

Call for Nominations for the GCHERA Laureate 2017

  • 11 Feb 2017
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Deadline for nominations 17.00 GMT 26 April 2017 The Prize aims to encourage the global development of the mission of higher education institutions in education, research and innovation in the agricultural and life sciences by recognizing the distinguished contribution of an individual to this mission.  The prize is generously sponsored by the Education Development Foundation Read More

Global Food Security and Food Safety: The Role of Universities

  • 10 Feb 2017
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The 9th GCHERA World Conference will be held at Nanjing Agricultural University from 28 to 30 October 2017.  The conference will explore the role and contribution of agricultural and life science universities in research, education, outreach and engagement in policymaking to address the challenge of Global Food Security and Food Safety.  The target audience for the Read More

GCHERA Laureate 2016 Award Ceremony

  • 18 Oct 2016
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Professor Dr Lorne BABIUK of the University of Alberta was awarded the GCHERA World Agriculture Prize on 18 October during the opening ceremony of the RUFORUM Biennial Conference in Cape Town, South Africa.  Professor BABIUK becomes the 4th GCHERA Laureate.  The award recognizes Professor BABIUK’s lifetime contributions as a renowned virologist, acclaimed for his international leadership in vaccine Read More

Global Dialogue for Enhancement of Higher Education

  • 14 Oct 2016
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The GCHERA 4th World Dialogue, Global Leadership and Transformative Changes to Meet the Challenges of the 21st C, is coming up on Monday, October 17. Presented in partnership with GFAR. The World Dialogue will address the GCHERA Action Plan 2016-20 to lead and invoke action to transform the learning processes and experiences at agricultural and life science Read More