The Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF) is seeking applications for ABCF Research Fellowship Programme offered to pursue MSc or PhD program at a national agricultural research organization. The fellowship is offered in the field biosciences, agriculture or related subject at a national agricultural research. The goal of this program is to develop capacity for agricultural biosciences research in Africa, to support research projects that ultimately contribute towards increasing food and nutritional security or food safety in Africa, and to facilitate access to the BecA-ILRI Hub by African researchers. Projects must be in the area of food and nutritional security or food safety in Africa.
Eligibility & Criteria-
A national of a BecA-ILRI Hub target country: Burundi, Cameroon, Central Africa Republic, Congo Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda. In exceptional applicants from other African countries may be considered.
A researcher at a national agricultural research organization or university in a BecA-ILRI Hub target country
Currently engaged in agricultural research, or in a research area with relevance to agriculture
Qualified MSc or PhD in biosciences, agriculture or related subject. In exceptional applicants with a bachelor’s degree may be considered
Good working knowledge of written and spoken English
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