IAO participation to the "Salone Internazionale del Gusto" Turin, 23-27th 2014
The IAO (Istituto Agronomico per l'Oltremare) will participate to the Salone Internazionale del Gusto
organized by the ONLUS Slow food per la Biodiversità' (SFB), to be held in Turin (Italy) in the period 23rd-27th October 2014.
The IAO, through the Projects titled "Technical assistance and support to fruit and vegetable growers in the Swat Valley (Pakistan) for the improvement
of production and marketing in the horticultural value chain (ADP SWAT 1)" and "Improvement and valorization of date palms" in the Al Jufrah Oases,
in Libya, both funded by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) Read more...
Opening ceremony of the First Edition of the Master of Science in “Natural Resources Management for Tropical Rural Development”
The opening ceremony of the first edition of the MSc in Natural Resources Management for Tropical Rural Development was held at IAO on 6 October 2014, with the participation of several authorities and of the 16 students from sub-Saharan Africa who are beneficiaries of MAE scholarships.
All MSc students were welcomed by prof. Alberto Tesi, Chancellor of the University of Florence, Min. Roberto Colaminè, Head of Office IV of MAE/DGCS, Dr. Nicola Arbace, IAO Business Manager, prof. Giuseppe Surico, Dean of the School of Agriculture of the University of Florence, Read more...
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 107-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...