2019 African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) One Planet Fellowship
African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) will lead the management of the Fellowship in partnership with Agropolis Fondation.
Announced at the One Planet Summit held in Paris in December 2017, the One Planet Fellowship will work to build the capacity of high-potential researchers from Africa and Europe to develop relevant, gender-responsive interventions towards climate change adaptation.
Application Deadline: April 30th 2019
All applicants for the One Planet Fellowship must meet the following criteria:
• Be a citizen of one of the following countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, and Zambia;
• Be aged 40 years or less as of April 2019;
• Have attained a minimum education level of a bachelor’s degree;
• Reside in Africa and be actively engaged in research, policy, and practice relevant to climate change and Africa’s smallholder agriculture.
One Planet Fellowship at a glance
• A five-year and USD 15 million initiative
• Targets 600 agricultural scientists in a career-acceleration process aimed at:
• Fostering leadership skills
• Sharpening scientific skills
• Enhancing scientists’ capacity to integrate gender into their research
• Catalyzing research partnerships and networks
• Diverse activities over five years starting February 2019:
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