First RELOAD PhD student graduating at Egerton University

On Wednesday 22nd March 2017, Olivier Basolo Kashongwe successfully defended his PhD thesis on assessments of post-harvest losses in smallholder dairy cow and pastoral camel herds of Kenya. Dr Kashongwe is the first RELOAD PhD student to finalize his PhD research at Egerton University.

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Know your soil: cultivating fruit and vegetable crops in Uganda

Fruit and vegetable production involves a range of species with different requirements regarding soil quality and other specific site conditions. Prior knowledge of these conditions can help select the most suitable fruit and vegetable crops and reduce production risks.

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RELOAD at the Tropentag Conference in Vienna

In the fourth year of its implementation, the dynamic of the RELOAD research network becomes more and more visible: 19 contributions were presented by young RELOAD scientists at the Tropentag conference, which took place in Vienna, Austria, September 18-21, 2016.

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RELOAD scientists graduated at Swedish University

Mr. Ashenafi Chaka Tuffa and Mr. Tadesse Kenea Amentae from Ethiopia, both PhD students in RELOAD, celebrated an important achievement: They are now licentiates of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala.

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