Deadline: March 31, 2020
Application for African women was invited to AWARD (Agricultural Research and Development) AWARD (One Planet Fellowship) 2020. One Planet Fellowship seeks to build an active and highly connected intergenerational network of African and European scientists who are ready to lead research on multidimensional impacts.
Identify and develop innovative solutions that can effectively respond to the challenges, needs, and priorities of diverse populations across the continent, along with climate change in Africa’s agricultural and food systems.
Inspired by the AWARD Fellowship Model, the five-year, $ 19.2 million initiative seeks to invest in up to 630 competitively selected agricultural scientists. Selected candidates will participate in a three-year intensive, non-resident, career acceleration process aimed at strengthening scientific research skills, such as fostering leadership skills, integrating gender into research, and promoting research partnerships and networks.
- Applicants who complete the three-year course become One Planet Laureates.
- In addition to the following sub-Saharan African countries, it is open to young scientists in Morocco and Algeria. Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo and Zambia
- Under 40 years old until March 31, 2020
- Have a master’s degree or equivalent in all fields related to climate change adaptation with an emphasis on agriculture and food systems
- As summarized in the One Planet Scientific Fellowship Framework, he has research experience in one of five subject areas.
- Live in Africa and actively participate in research, policies and / or practices on climate change and small-scale agriculture in Africa
- Not a previous beneficiary of the AWARD Fellowship Initiative
Applicants from French-speaking countries should use this form, and applicants from English-speaking countries should use this form.
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