Award / CapDev / Scholarship

Call for applications for 2015 AWARD fellowships

African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) is calling for applications for its 2015 fellowships. AWARD is a career-development program that equips top women agricultural scientists across sub-Saharan Africa to accelerate agricultural gains by strengthening their research and leadership skills, through tailored fellowships. The program is a catalyst for innovations with high potential to contribute to … Continue reading

Agriculture / Award / Event / Research / Scholarship

John Dillon memorial fellowship in agricultural research management, agricultural policy and extension technologies

The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) is calling for applications for the John Dillon Memorial Fellowship. The fellowship provides a career development opportunity in Australia for outstanding mid-career agricultural scientists and economists from ACIAR partner countries. The aim is to develop leadership skills in the area of agricultural research management, agricultural policy and/or extension technologies through exposure to Australian agriculture across a range of best practice organisations. Continue reading

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Apply for DAAD Africa postdoctoral fellowships and staff exchanges in 2014

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), as a publicly funded, self-governing organization of the institutions of higher education in Germany, promotes international academic exchange as well as educational cooperation with developing countries through a variety of funding and scholarship programs. The purpose is to provide opportunities to post-doctoral researchers and university staff from sub-Sahara Africa to … Continue reading

Agriculture / Award / CapDev / Scholarship

Australia Awards in Africa: Apply for 2014/15 opportunities

Australia Awards, a cornerstone of the Australian Government’s development assistance program for Africa, provide access to postgraduate education, training and professional development opportunities for suitably qualified Africans from eligible countries. On their return to the workplace, Australia Awards Alumni are expected to contribute actively to development in their home countries. Applications for 2014/15 are now … Continue reading

CCAFS / Scholarship

Grants to support scientific training of PhD students from developing countries

The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) collaborates with the universities of Copenhagen and Aarhus (Denmark) to support the Climate Food and Farming (CLIFF) Research Network. CLIFF invites applications from PhD students in developing countries for short-term scientific training and research stays at CGIAR centers or affiliated research institutions. Applications are … Continue reading

Scholarship

USDA accepting applications for 2014 Borlaug fellowships

The U.S. Department of Agriculture invites applications for the 2014 Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program. The program offers opportunities for training and collaborative research to scientists, researchers, and policymakers from 28 eligible countries. Fellows work with a mentor at a U.S. university, research center, or government agency — usually for … Continue reading