The EU-ACP-funded project onÂ â€śBuilding 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 Africaâ€ť Â is inviting scientistsÂ who are nationals of Benin, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria or SenegalÂ to apply for aÂ training course onÂ Â â€śFood Systems: From Agronomy to Human Healthâ€ť.
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 03rdÂ to the 07thÂ of September, 2012, in Cotonou, Benin. Candidates are requested to submit theirÂ application formÂ together with a 500 wordsÂ essayÂ and curriculum vitae by the 06thÂ of June, 2012.