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Global Research Alliance Development Scholarship (CLIFF-GRADS) Program 2019

Global Research Alliance Development Scholarship (CLIFF-GRADS) Program 2019

Country: Netherlands
City: Wageningen
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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:

  • Measurement also mitigation of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions or carbon storage. Further, in agricultural systems in developing countries, including in the context of enhancing food security;
  • Further, Quantification and mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions from reduced food loss in high emission supply chains (e.g. dairy, beef, vegetables, fruits) in developing countries, including estimation of costs and constraints to mitigation.

Background

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.

Benefit 

  • Selected students will be sponsor in the amount of $10,000 – $12,000 USD.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be currently enroll PhD students in a field related to the quantification of greenhouse gas emissions or carbon sequestration in agricultural systems
  • Applicants must be students from a developing country
  • Previous CLIFF-GRADS grantees are not eligible to apply

Specifications

Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline30 September,2019
CountryNetherlands
CityWageningen
Open toAll
OrganizerCGIAR Centers and Research Programs
Contact the organizer [email protected]

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