Proposal Writing Workshop on Neglected and Underutilized Species of Plants
Date: 24-11 to - 29-11
Venue: Nairobi, Kenya
Deadline for applications: 31 August
Bioversity, the GFU and IFS are pleased to announce a new initiative to develop the capacity of young scientists in Sub-Saharan Africa to carry out research on neglected and underutilized species.
The theme of this initiative is orientated towards under-utilised species which will have a potential role in mitigating the effects of climate change in marginal agricultural zones with regard to their ability to withstand abiotic stresses such as drought and salinity.
Young scientists interested in this theme are invited to submit a Research Note and apply for participation in a proposal writing workshop in Nairobi, Kenya.
Applicants eligible for this call should: be a citizen of a country in Eastern and Southern Africa
be national scientist attached to a university, research institution or a researchoriented NGO
be under 40 years of age (or up to 45 providing the last higher degree was obtained in the previous 5 years)) and at the beginning of their research career
have at least a Master's or equivalent degree.
Applications should include:
Research Note (please refer to guidelines)
Applications should be sent to:
Via dei Tre Denari 472/a
000 57 Maccarese, Italy
Tel: 39 066118207
And copied to:
Richard A Hall
International Foundation for Science
Se 11526, Stockholm
Tel: 46 8 545 818 14
For more information and application guidelines, see: Proposal Writing Workshop on Neglected and Underutilized Species of Plants Website