The EU-ACP-funded project on “Building human and institutional capacity for enhancing the conservation and use of Neglected and Underutilized Species (NUS) of crops in West Africa, and Eastern and Southern Africa” is inviting scientists who are nationals of Benin, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria or Senegal to apply for a training course on “Food Systems: From Agronomy to Human Health”.
The objective of this course is to develop capacity to assess and measure agricultural biodiversity in the context of food and nutrition security in West African food systems. Costs for the course, travel and accommodation for successful applicants will be covered by the programme.
The course will be conducted in English from the 03rd to the 07th of September, 2012, in Cotonou, Benin. Candidates are requested to submit their application form together with a 500 words essay and curriculum vitae by the 06th of June, 2012.