Knowledge for better food systems

January launch meeting for CONNECTED, project on plant disease vectors in Africa held in Bristol, UK

This inaugural event for the CONNECTED network project is funded by a £2 million grant from the UK government’s Global Challenges Research Fund, which supports research on global issues that affect developing countries. CONNECTED is aimed at tackling plant disease through vectors in Africa.

The three-day conference will launch the project and announce funding calls for short-term projects. It runs from the 29th to the 31st of January 2018. 

For more details on network membership, funding opportunities and the conference, see here.