The application call for the Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund fellowship 2020 is open. The fellowships focus to develop the capacity for agricultural biosciences research in Africa, to support research for development projects that contribute towards increasing food and nutritional security and/or food safety in Africa and to facilitate access to the BecA-ILRI Hub facilities by African researchers and their partners. Moreover, this fellowship is open to applicants with innovative ideas for short term research projects (up to 6 months). Research projects should have alignment with national, regional or continental agricultural development priorities and CGIAR strategies for research.
Applicant must be a scientist from African National Agricultural Research Systems (NARS) e.g. national agricultural research institutes and universities. Furthermore, s/he should be interested to carry research on crops and livestock in the areas of national or regional priority. The organizer encourages applications from the scientists conducting research in the following areas particularly
Candidates with the following qualifications can apply for Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund Fellowship 2020
This is a fully-funded opportunity. The Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund Fellowship 2020 covers all the expenses of successful candidates including
The ABCF fellowship does not cover fieldwork or research in the applicant’s home country.
The last day to submit an application is 20 January 2020. The outcome of the application will be out on 15 March 2020.