This fellowship was announced at the inaugural One Planet summit in Paris by president of France, Macron in order to attain the objective made by the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. The fellowship aims to develop the capacity of young and high potential researchers from Africa and Europe with the objective to help smallholder farmers’ adaption to climate change and including gender to own research. It has five themes and these are: 1) Monitoring and assessment, 2) Agricultural practices for managing variability and adaptation, 3) Food systems and climate change, 4) Social economic issues related to climate change and agriculture and 5) Organizations, institutions and policy framework supporting climate change adaptation and mitigation in agriculture.
Who can apply?
Applicants should be:
- Citizens Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D’lvore, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo and Zambia
- Aged 40 years or less as of April 2019, with minimum education level of bachelor’s degree
- African resident and who actively engage in research policy or practice related to climate change and Africa’s smallholder agriculture
How to apply?
Application for this fellowship is via an online from available on the website (refer to the link at the bottom of the page)
Remark: applicants should carefully read the application criteria and the supporting documents (One Planet Fellowship Scientific Framework, and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) before they decide to apply.
Attend a series of training and scientific events such as mentoring orientation workshops, leadership and science skill courses.
Deadline? April 30, 2019
For detailed information please visit this link: https://oneplanetfellowship.org/inaugural-call-applications-one-planet-fellowship-opens
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