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CORAF Food System Resilience Scholarship For African Students 2023



CORAF Food System Resilience Scholarship For African Students 2023

CORAF Food System Resilience Scholarship For African Students 2023 – CORAF Food System Resilience is offering 8 Ph.D. scholarships in the framework of the implementation of the Food Systems Resilience Program (FSRP) in West Africa.

The Food System Resilience Program (FSRP) is a flagship regional investment program of more than US$1 billion that aims to build food system resilience in West Africa through a strategic regional approach.

The program will fund investments in three mutually reinforcing thematic areas:

CORAF Food System Resilience Scholarship For African Students 2023

CORAF Food System Resilience Scholarship For African Students 2023

(1) Digital advisory services for the prevention and management of agricultural and food crises;

(2) Sustainability and resilience of the food system’s productive base (sustainable land and watershed management, agro-ecological approaches); and

(3) Market integration and trade (regional staple food value chain development).  Each area will be led by a mandated regional institution (AGRHYMET, CORAF, ECOWAS) to ensure coordination and build sustainable capacity.

Application Deadline: May 17, 2023

Type: Ph.D.

Eligible Countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sao Tome et Principe Togo

Value of Award: The fellowship stipend will include:

  • registration and bench fees;
  • a monthly living allowance;
  • field expenses including travel, surveys, or labor related to the research activities, acquisition of small research equipment and consumables;
  • international travel expenses (conference attendance, scientific visits);
  • and supervision expenses.

Number of Awards: 8


CORAF Food System Resilience Scholarship For African Students 2023

CORAF Food System Resilience Scholarship For African Students 2023

2023 Jennifer Ward Oppenheimer (JWO) Research Grant for African Researchers; The JWO Research Grant was founded in honor of Jennifer Ward Oppenheimer. The grant aims to continue her contribution to and passion for Africa, the environment, and pioneering science. The purpose of the grant is to support early-career scientists that are conducting impactful research that will provide solutions to some of Africa’s most pressing problems.

Application Deadline: April 24, 2023

Type: Postgraduate

Eligible Countries: Africa

Value of Award: A grant of $150,000 will be awarded to one successful applicant. The grant will support a research project or programme for up to three years (previously funded research not eligible).

Number of Awards: 1

ISEE Bina Agarwal Prize for Young Scholars in Ecological Economics – 2023; The International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) Bina Agarwal prize aims to honor pioneering intellectual contributions in the field of Ecological Economics, which is of critical importance today in global efforts to enhance human well-being and environmental sustainability, with social justice. The Prize will honor young scholars aged 45 or below who have contributed significantly to this interdisciplinary field, primarily focusing on developing and least-developed countries.

Application Deadline May 15, 2023

Type: Award

Eligible Countries: Worldwide

Award Value: The Prize will carry an honorarium of USD $1,000 and a Citation, with additional supplementary funds of up to USD $1,500, if needed, for the prize recipient’s travel & accommodation to receive the prize. ISEE may invite the prize recipient to make a keynote presentation at the award event to be held this year at ISEE’s 2023 Biennal Conference in Santa Marta, Colombia.

KAUST Visiting Student Research Program for International Students – 2023; The KAUST Visiting Student Research Program (VSRP) is a unique program that offers students the chance to conduct innovative research at King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST). Through this landmark internship, talented students can undertake research ranging across diverse disciplines and programs.

With VSRP research projects that span the breadth of the scientific and engineering fields, driven students with insatiable curiosity and strong academic performance can gain unparalleled opportunities to pursue their research questions under the guidance and support of KAUST faculty mentors.

Application Deadline: Open

Type: Research

Eligible Countries: International

Award Value: Visiting research students at KAUST shall be entitled to;

  • $1,000 Monthly Stipend
  • Private Bedroom/Bathroom
  • Visa And Airfare Fees
  • Health Insurance
  • Social And Cultural Activities
  • Access to Core laboratories and major research and community facilities

Number of Awards: 130

Duration: 3 to 6 months

2023 NAREP Oil And Gas Media Fellowship For Media Professionals; The Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ), through its Natural Resource and Extractive Programme (NAREP), is pleased to invite journalists, media professionals, researchers and analysts in the oil and gas sector to apply for its flagship media fellowship.

CORAF Food System Resilience Scholarship For African Students 2023

CORAF Food System Resilience Scholarship For African Students 2023

This fellowship aims to strengthen the capacity of media and civil society to demand transparency and accountability in the extractive sector by enhancing media and civil society collaboration in the reporting of activities in the industry. It seeks to highlight issues and help set the agenda for the government in designing strategies for revenue diversification by looking beyond oil. This fellowship aims to advance natural resource journalism in Nigeria.

Application Deadline: 28th April 2023

Type: Fellowship

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award:

  • Training and Mentorship opportunities for fellows
  • Access to data and resources in the oil and gas industry
  • 100,000 Naira Monthly Stipend
  • Media Appearances on topical oil and gas issues

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