IAO's official youtube channel
It is online since June 27, 2014, the new IAO youtube channel. It contains informative videos of the cooperation initiatives of the Institute. Read more...
MSc in Natural Resources Management for Tropical Rural Development - CALL for APPLICATIONS
IAO and the University of Florence-School of Agriculture are proud to announce the call for applications to the first edition of the MSc in Natural Resources Management for Tropical Rural Development,
scheduled in Florence in academic years 2014-2016. Funding made available by the Italian Cooperation will support 16 participants from the following countries:
Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Mozambique, Niger, Burkina Faso and Senegal. Full details about this new graduate program are available
at www.iao.florence.it/training/land&water. The deadline for submitting applications to local Italian embassies is 25 July 2014,
and the application form can be downloaded here.
eJAEID - The electronic Journal of Agriculture and Environment for International Development
The new e-Journal of Agriculture and Environment for International Development (www.iao.florence.it/JAEID/) was launched online. It is the electronic successor of the 104-year old IAO Journal dedicated to agricultural production, environment, remote sensing and natural resources evaluation, food security, economics and social science, agro-biotechnology, rural development and soil science.
The Journal is one of the tools that the IAO has made use of since its beginnings in its mission of teaching, informing, and, more generally, in the study and dissemination of knowledge about agriculture and the environment of tropical and subtropical countries. It has been the tool for the Institute to inform about the research and development initiatives it has launched over the years and the results achieved.
Over time, Italian development cooperation has increasingly adopted an integrated approach and so the Institute’s initiatives in tropical and sub-tropical countries have become broader in scope than the specific issues in themselves. Read more...