Applications are open for the Gender Responsive Agriculture Systems Policy (GRASP) Fellowship 2022!
The GRASP Fellowship is a career development program that targets mid-career African women in the policy field to catalyze the design and implementation of gender-responsive agricultural policies across Africa.
- Immersive Training Courses
- Three-tier mentoring program
- Policy Innovation Projects
- targeted leadership and mentoring training
- catalytic funding to design and deploy gender-responsive PIPs
- access to networks
- hands-on practical experience in collaborating toward gender-responsive policy development in the agricultural sector
- Moreover, the fellowship will enable beneficiaries to lead policy-making processes for agricultural transformation in Africa.
- Open to participants from Malawi, Nigeria, and Zambia.
- Applicants must have at least a master’s degree and 10 years of experience in gender, agriculture, and food systems, working on policy issues at national, regional, or continental levels.
- Applicants must be affiliated with either government organizations, non-government, private sector, development, civil society, regional and sub-regional communities, or academia.
- Moreover, must be African Women policy practitioners
The AWARD Policy Fellows will be competitively identified through a rigorous selection process that will include assessing their experience and leadership potential in gender, agriculture, and food systems policy development.
Potential AWARD Policy Fellows will respond to an open call for an application that will require them to demonstrate their suitability for the Fellowship.
A selection panel of global experts in the policy field, food systems, and related fields will review the applications and select the successful applicants.
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