Applications are now open for the Global Research Alliance Development Scholarship (CLIFF-GRADS) Program 2019.
Global Research Alliance Development Scholarship (CLIFF-GRADS) Program 2019. The CLIFF-GRADS program invites applications for short-term (4-6 month) scientific training. Also, research on the measurement and management of greenhouse gas emissions and carbon storage in agricultural systems.
Moreover, students from developing countries who are currently enroll in PhD research relate to agricultural greenhouse gas quantification or mitigation are eligible to apply. The research will be conducted in association with CCAFS also GRA scientists’ projects. Applications are requested on either of two themes:
CLIFF-GRADS is a joint initiative of the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security’s (CCAFS) Low Emissions Development Flagship also the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (GRA).
Further, CLIFF-GRADS integrates the Global Research Alliance Development Scholarship and the Climate Food and Farming Research Network with the common goal of providing grants to PhD students in developing countries to expand their knowledge and experience in quantification of agricultural greenhouse gases. Research projects are by CCAFS and GRA members and partners. Funding for CLIFF-GRADS is provided by the Government of New Zealand, USAID and by the CGIAR Trust Fund also bilateral agreements in support of CCAFS.