Podcaster 3


N2Africa Podcaster 3

December  2010

Title Summary Newsletter item #
First year of the project

Looking back to what has been achieved during the first year.

Thanks to all who supported in any way and best wishes for the holidays.

N2Africa moving to scale in 2011

Some thoughts about new challenges, "The Market paradox", access to inoculants and other inputs, research plans, training and knowledge transfer.

The 15th African Association of Biological Nitrogen Fixation Conference to be held in Nairobi

Thanks to Prof Inamoud Yattara and his team for organising the 14th AABNF conference which was held from the 13-17th December 2010 in Bamako, Mali. The major constraints to implementation of nitrogen fixing technologies identified by N2Africa (indicated above) were highlighted in the final communiqué from the conference. Congratulations to Prof Nancy Karanja, coordinator of activities in Kenya for N2Africa, who will host the next AABNF meeting in Nairobi in 2012.

Call for news items for the N2Africa Podcaster

We plan to bring out N2Africa Podcaster on a trial basis each month in 2011: but that depends on you! Please send in your news items – by the end of third week each month - so we can include them in the next edition!


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