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GL-CRSP News Article - Call for Poster Presentation Abstracts and Travel Awards for GL-CRSP Final Conference

The Global Livestock CRSP Final Conference will be held June 16 - 19, 2009 in Naivasha, Kenya.  The GL-CRSP welcomes participants to submit abstracts for poster presentations on research sponsored by the GL-CRSP or relevant to the research topics of the GL-CRSP.  Travel awards are available for:  1) authors submitting gender related poster presentations and 2) students submitting poster presentations.

To highlight gender integration topics, the Management Entity of the Global Livestock CRSP will offer a select number of travel grants to authors submitting poster sessions on topics related to gender integration and livestock development.  All GL-CRSP researchers and Borlaug LEAP Fellows are eligible for these travel grants. 

To encourage student participation at the conference, the Management Entity of the Global Livestock CRSP will offer a select number of travel grants to students submitting poster sessions.  Only students are eligible for these travel grants.  Priority will be given to students currently on GL-CRSP projects and Borlaug LEAP Fellows. 

To compete for the travel grants, students should send their request for a poster session by April 24, 2009.  To request a poster session, please complete the information below and submit to Susan Johnson, Global Livestock CRSP, University of California – Davis, 258 Hunt Hall, Davis, CA  95616.  Fax (530) 752-7523, Email:  glcrsp@ucdavis.edu.

Name:
Address:
Organization:
GL-CRSP Project:
Poster Title:
Abstract (not to exceed 200 words):
Dimensions of posters should not exceed 3 ft x 4 ft (1m x 1 1/2m).

Guidelines:  The title is the key to your poster.  A good title briefly identifies the subject, indicates the purpose of the study, and contains key words early.  A suggested length is 6 to 12 words.  The abstract should be a brief, factual summary of the contents, and conclusions of the poster.  It should include the objective of the study, the methods used, the results, and a conclusion or brief interpretation of the results.  Remember that your abstract will be the only immediate source of information for the reader.

Guidelines for presentations, posters and publications

USAID requires that the Agency is prominently acknowledged in all publications, videos or other information/media products funded or partially funded through this award.  In addition, the Global Livestock CRSP requires that the program is also acknowledged.  The required acknowledgment is as follows:

“This publication was made possible through support provided to the Global Livestock Collaborative Research Support Program by the Office of Agriculture, Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture and Trade, United States Agency for International Development under terms of Grant No. PCE-G-00-98-00036-00.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the USAID.”

There are specific requirements as to placement, size, use of logos etc. that must be adhered to.  Details are contained in the GL-CRSP Policy and Procedure manual. 

Poster Presentations

The GL-CRSP logo should be prominently displayed on all poster presentations for research funded in whole or in part by the Global Livestock CRSP.  Please write the Management Entity, glcrsp@ucdavis.edu if you need a copy of our logo.  Some suggested acknowledgements follow:

•    This work resulted from joint efforts between the (INSTITUTION XXXX) and the Global Livestock Collaborative Research Support Program funded in part by USAID Grant No. PCE-G-00-98-00036-00.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Agency for International Development.
•    This research is a component of the Global Livestock Collaborative Research Support program support by USAID Grant No. PCE-G-00-98-00036-00 and by contributions from the participating institutions.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Agency for International Development.
•    Financial support for this project comes primarily from USAID Grant No. PCE-G-00-98-00036-00 through the Global Livestock Collaborative Support Program.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Agency for International Development.
•    This research was made possible by (was partially supported by) the XXXX Project which is a component of Global Livestock Collaborative Research Support Program (GL-CRSP).  GL-CRSP, funded in part by USAID Grant No. PCE-G-00-98-00036-00, is a collaborative research program that focuses on themes economic growth, environment, human nutrition and policy to improve food security, reduce poverty and risk to the poor in developing countries.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Agency for International Development.
•    This research was made possible by (was partially supported by) the XXXXX Project, a component of Global Livestock Collaborative Research Support Program (GL-CRSP) funded in part by USAID Grant No. PCE-G-00-98-00036-00.


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