Women scientists are invited to participate in the 2018 AWARD Fellowship for women scientists from Francophone Africa,Applications are to be submitted before the stated deadline,
African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) is working toward inclusive, agriculture-driven prosperity for the African continent by strengthening the production and dissemination of more gender-responsive agricultural research and innovation. We invest in African scientists, research institutions, and agribusinesses so that they can deliver agricultural innovations that better respond to the needs and priorities of a diversity of women and men across Africa’s agricultural value chains.
- Women agricultural scientists who are citizens of the following countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, and Togo.
- Education: Completed bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree.
- Discipline: All domains in agriculture and food are eligible.
Priority will be given to scientists working on research to benefit the sorghum and millet value chains, seed systems, and agroecological transitions.
Application Deadline: October 7, 2017.
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