ICRPS 2015 – Day 5 – 26 June – Visit to Letterfrack and Connemara West

By: Scott Brown, Lisa Groshong, Maliq Kendricks and Julie Welch Connemara – West IrelandOn Friday, June 26th, 2015, we took a venture to the village of Letterfrack in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland. As we drove to our destination, we were more than intrigued by the amazing scenery bestowed upon us by Mother Nature. Views of Read More …

ICRPS 2015 – Day 4 – 25 June

By Tayna González Martin, Alessandro Politano, Tristeen Bownes, and Anne Prestvik Today we transferred from University College Dublin to the National University in Galway and learned how traffic jams can distort even the best planned schedule! John Bryden and Karen Refsgaard: Grounded innovation Innovation is not just the invention and adoption of new technologies, but Read More …

ICRPS 2015 – Ireland: Off to a Dynamic Start!

ICRPS 2015 launched at University College Dublin on Sunday 21 June with an informal welcoming dinner at the Morehampton Brasserie in Donnybrook south Dublin convened by James Breen the ICRPS 2015 coordinator from University College Dublin (UCD).  After filling a Dublin bus for the trip from campus to the restaurant we had a great meal. Read More …

Job Opportunity: European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD)

Employment opportunities have recently come available for four junior experts to be appointed immediately. The positions will support the implementation of the European initiative ENPARD (European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development) Phase II, CIHEAM – Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Montpellier. For more information on the initiative see this website: http://enpard.iamm.fr/en/ For information on the positions see these Read More …