- by SmartAgri
- March 16, 2021
Deadline 1 July, 2020
ABOUT THE FELLOWSHIP
Awards of USD $5,000 each will be conferred to two innovative African scientists, extension specialists, or educators. The Fellowship will support education, training, and communication programs relevant to improving the use and efficiency of plant nutrients in African agro-ecosystems.
Soil fertility management requires a balanced approach that addresses a full range of practices focused on meeting economic, environmental and social goals. Educational outreach that accomplishes these goals is too often overlooked. The application is only available on-line at www.apni.net/outreach-fellowship-apply
Scientists, extension specialists or educators working at an African NARES institution (National Agricultural Research and Extension System), African university, non-profit organization, or in the private sector are eligible for the African Plant Nutrition Outreach Fellowship.
Applicants are encouraged to submit creative proposals addressing knowledge gaps or needed synthesis of existing information for accelerating the delivery and adoption of improved soil fertility management in Africa. Applicants should indicate how the award will be used (such as to support travel, communication outreach, or training activities).
Evidence of partnerships and collaboration will be favourably reviewed. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
In order to complete the application process, you will need to submit the following in English or French:
Application must be made by 1 July, 2020.Announcement of the African Plant Nutrition Outreach Fellowships will be made in August 2020, and the financial awards will be presented to the winners as soon as practical thereafter.
Questions can be sent to: [email protected]