IITA 2019 Fellowships To Generate Evidence On Youth Engagement In Agribusiness And Rural Economic Activities For Africans
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) received a three-year research grant for “Enhancing Capacity to Apply Research Evidence (CARE) in policy for youth engagement in agribusiness and rural economic activities in Africa” funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
Application Deadline: 15 March 2019
▪Applicants must be young Africans.
▪The research will be carried out in the following countries:Benin, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Senegal,and Zambia.
▪Applicants must not be more than 40 years old at the time of application.
▪Applicants must be young scholars at a research institute or university in Africa or a student registered in a PhD or Master’s program in recognized universities
▪The duration of the research should not exceed 6 months.Awards
▪Awards for Research Grants are up to $10,000
To apply for the Research Fellowship, applicants must submit the following:
•Completed application form (download application form here).
•Copy of the passport or other statement of citizenship.
•Curriculum Vitae (CV),which includes work history and education.CVs should be no longer than two pages.
•Proof of registration at an accredited university for MSc and PhD programs(for students).
•Proof of employment at a research institute or university in Africa(for young academics and professionals).
Submission of Applications
Applications must be submit electronically in English or French, by email to IITA-TrainingUnit@cgiar.org.
Application documents must be submit as PDF files.
The deadline for submission is 23:59 WAT,15March2019.
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