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02 August 2013 5 Comments
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Food Security Center (FSC)

Food Security Center (FSC)

The Food Security Center (FSC) at the University of Hohenheim, Germany, invites applications for the PhD Program “Global Food Security”.

FSC will award up to 20 PhD and post-doctoral scholarships to candidates from developing countries. Conducted in English, the PhD programme seeks to support development-oriented agricultural sciences as they relate to food security. It will start in September 2013 and will last for 37 months, until September 2016.

Applicants are advised to write directly to FSC at email hidden; JavaScript is required before the application deadline of 15 August 2013. Please visit the official website of FSC’s Scholarships & PhD programme for more information.

25 July 2013 2 Comments
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Contemporary Approaches to Genetic Resources Conservation and Use

Contemporary Approaches to Genetic Resources Conservation and Use

Wageningen University and the Research Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) will be organising a training programme on “Contemporary Approaches to Genetic Resources Conservation and Use”, 07-25 April 2014, in Wageningen, The Netherlands.

The overall objective of this training programme is to enhance participants’ capabilities to analyse plant genetic resources policies and their impact on conservation and use, and to support policymakers and other stakeholders in the implementation of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (IT-PGRFA) in the national context.

Full travel, board and lodging expenditures will be provided by the Netherlands Fellowship Programmes to successful applicants. Deadline for fellowship application is 1 October 2013 (see “Scholarship Online“).

Please read this PDF document or visit the official website of CDI for more information.

02 April 2013 Add Comments
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Plant Genetic Resources and Seeds: Community Resilience in the Face of Change

Plant Genetic Resources and Seeds: Community Resilience in the Face of Change

The Wageningen University and Research Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) will be organising a training programme on “Plant Genetic Resources and Seeds: Community Resilience in the Face of Change”, from 28 October to 16 November 2013, in Jeypore and Chennai, India.

The overall objective of this training programme is to enhance participants’ capabilities to associate Community Biodiversity Management (CBM) as integrated strategies for managing Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (PGFRA) and building community resilience towards climate change.

Full travel, board and lodging expenditures would be provided by the Netherlands Fellowship Programmes to successful applicants. Deadline for fellowship application is 07 May 2013 through fellowships for short courses on “Scholarship Online“.

Please read this PDF document or visit the official website of CDI for more information.

 

19 February 2013 Add Comments
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The Horticulture CRSP Trellis Fund

The Horticulture CRSP Trellis Fund

The Horticulture CRSP Trellis Fund provides small-scale, in-country development organisations access to U.S. graduate student expertise, providing benefit to both the student and the in-country institutions.

Organisations in 18 selected developing countries are invited to identify a horticultural problem facing local farmers and the type of expertise they seek in a U.S. graduate student. Interested organisation are requested to submit a project proposal with their intended objectives, activities, gender program and a $2,000 budget

Graduate students from UC Davis, Cornell University, North Carolina State University and University of Hawaii at Manoa are invited to submit applications to participate in this programme. Selected students will travel to meet their partner organisation and, upon return, will support their organisation’s outreach programme via email.

Deadline to both organisations and graduate students applications closes on 04 March 2013. Please visit the official website of the Horticulture CRSP Trellis Fund 2013 for more information or direct your enquiries to email hidden; JavaScript is required.

18 January 2013 4 Comments
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The Department for International Development (DFID) of the UK invites applications for the DFID Graduate Recruitment Scheme 2013.

Successful applicants will enroll in a paid 50 week development placement, where they will work with experienced professionals on specific projects – contributing to evaluating where, when and how DFID delivers the UK’s aid programme. The deadline for applications is 12 March 2013.

Please visit the official website of DFID Graduate Recruitment Scheme 2013 for more information or direct your enquiries to email hidden; JavaScript is required.