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MS FSCC Summer School 2018 in Malaysia ‘Off to a good start’

We love UPM … ! Selamat datang (= Welcome)! These are two of many first impressions when having arrived at the big campus of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) in Kuala Lumpur. The atmosphere is warm in different senses: It requires some acclimatisation to the high humidity and the hot temperatures by the eight European summer school participants, as well as we are impressed by the sincere friendliness of our Malayan hosts and the other Asian colleague students coming from Bangladesh,
July 23, 2018

Farmers Interviews in Cambodia

Third update of Agrinatura’s students doing master thesis in Cambodia on the diversification of rice cropping systems in Kampong Thom – implementation of a participative approach for a collective management of secondary/catch crop – located at the Stung Chinit irrigation scheme. Pictures by @PierreVernet on behalf of Agrinatura … I remained in Stung Chinit – Kampong Thma, where I am conducting my interviews, during 3 more weeks in which we finished all the 45 interviews of farmers in the 3
July 2, 2018
Daniel Nyere

Young Kenyan entrepreneur gets inspiration from SLU

Daniel Nyere is like other students in Africa or elsewhere. He is a student at JKUAT, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, in Kenya taking electrical and computer engineering courses. The only unique thing is that, by coincidence, he got an excellent idea and became an entrepreneur with focus on insects, more specifically a maggot which is the larvae stage of house flies, in order to produce animal feed used by farmers afterwards. The initial idea came along with
May 31, 2018

An Interview with Farmers and A Game Preparation

A continuation of student stories how it is to do a research in a developing country.   It has been more than a month now when arrived to Cambodia and a lot of things happened during these last four weeks. I am living near the Boh Knor station in Kampong Cham province with colleagues from the Conservation Agriculture Service Center (CASC). I took part at international workshop on the role of mechanisation in strengthening smallholder’s resilience throughout conservation
May 18, 2018

Diversification of Rice Cropping Systems in Kampong Thom

  First featured story of Agrinatura students doing a research in developing countries   Are you a young student scientist interested in how does it look like to work in international environment in a developing country? Continue reading then…   Diversification of Rice Cropping Systems in Cambodia   A MSc ACT student of Montpellier SupAgro and Universita di Catania, Pierre Vernet, is doing a master thesis research in Cambodia focusing on diversification of rice cropping systems in Kampong
May 16, 2018