NEWS

Economists & Food Security
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The Crawford Fund supports the
AARES 2016 annual conference
‘Feeding and Energising Emerging
Asia and the Pacific’.

TRAINING

Managing Rodents
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Training in ecology-based rodent
management took place in Fiji to
combat this agricultural pest and
reduce cases of leptospirosis.

IN FOCUS

In Memory of Don Mentz
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We remember Don Mentz,
the Executive Director
of the Crawford Fund
from 1999 to 2002.

WHAT’S HAPPENING

Harriet & Jill Blog in Laos
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Here’s the next report on
volunteer experiences in
Laos, from CSU students
Harriet and Jill.

WA Training & Ag. Awards
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The WA Committee has put out
a call for proposals for funding.
See the WA State Committee
page for further information.

Rice Pathogen Diagnostics
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Training in techniques for
the early detection of rice
seed pathogens, which are
important in Bangladesh.

Plant Biosecurity Skills
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After 6 weeks of training, the
Biosecurity Champions return
to Africa with knowledge in
fighting crop pests & diseases.