The Borlaug Fellowship Programme provides opportunities for short-term research projects to improve agricultural productivity, economic development, and food security. It offers training and collaborative opportunities for agricultural research, international agricultural economics, leadership, and policy to researchers.
Eligible African Countries: Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
Eligibility: To be considered for the Borlaug Fellowship Program, candidates must:
* Be citizens of an eligible country
* Be fluent in English
* Have completed a Master’s or higher degree
* Be in the early or middle stage of their career, with at least two years of practical experience
* Be employed by a university, government agency or research entity in their home country
* Demonstrate their intention to continue working in their home country after completing the fellowship
Number of Awardees: not specified
Value of the Program: Each fellow works one-on-one with a mentor at a U.S. university, research center or government agency. The U.S. mentor will later visit the fellow’s home institution to continue collaboration. Fellows may also attend the annual World Food Prize Symposium, held each October in Des Moines, Iowa.
Duration of Fellowship: 6-12 weeks.
How to Apply: Visit link below.