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    James Stevenson Agricultural Research Officer

    Environmental impacts of agricultural intensification - New SPIA Call for Expressions of Interest

    SPIA is pleased to announce a call for Expressions of Interest for studies of " The environmental impacts of agricultural intensification ". We have linked up with colleagues at the Environmental Market Solutions Lab ( emLab ) at the University of California, Santa Barbara for this call - an outstanding disciplinary team of researchers from the social and natural sciences. We have up to $1.2...

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    Fiona BottiglieroKnowledge Management Specialist

    Use of Targeted Genome Editing

    Jennifer Thomson , Emeritus Professor, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Cape Town and ISPC member, highlights the potential of targeted genome editing to accelerate CGIAR objectives but also explains the need for work on regulation regarding new breeding technologies to ensure access/benefits to poor/public sector.

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    Fiona BottiglieroKnowledge Management Specialist

    Working with Universities in Developing Countries

    In this video interview, Nighisty Ghezae , Director of the International Foundation for Science, Sweden and Independent Science and Partnership Council (ISPC) Member explains why African Universities can play an important role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how CGIAR can help them achieve their potential.

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    Fiona BottiglieroKnowledge Management Specialist

    From Knowledge Embedded Technologies to Knowledge Intensive Technologies

    In the past we have solved most of the agricultural questions through knowledge embedded technologies: we have developed technologies that we could give to farmers that they could implement without having to have too much knowledge about it themselves...