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The Institute of Tropical Root and Tuber Crops (INIVIT) is organizing its fourth International symposium on roots, rhizomes, tubers, bananas and papayas. The main themes that will be covered are: plant breeding, applied biotechnology, production systems, sustainable agroecological strategies and crop production technologies, innovation for local development and crop potential for human and animal food. A series of scientific events are also planned, including a workshop on the threat posed by TR4.
Location: Varadero, Cuba
Dates: 24-27 October 2017
Abstract submission deadline: 15 July 2017
For more information: PDF (201 kB)
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the 2018 Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program. The program offers training and collaborative research opportunities to scientists, researchers, and policymakers from 40 eligible countries. Fellows will work one-on-one with a mentor at a U.S. university, research center, or government agency, usually for 8-12 weeks. The U.S. mentor will later visit the fellow’s home institution to continue collaboration.
Application deadline: 5 November 2017
For more information: https://www.fas.usda.gov/newsroom/accepting-applications-2018-borlaug-fellowships
L’Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) et l’Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD) lancent un appel conjoint à candidatures pour soutenir une dizaine de doctorants en Agroécologie. L’appel est ouvert aux doctorants en première ou deuxième année de thèse, dans l’un des trois pays suivants : Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire et Sénégal.
Date limite de dépôt de candidatures : 31 octobre 2017
Pour plus d’information : http://www.ird.fr/toute-l-actualite/appels-a-propositions-appels-a-projets/appels-a-projets-proposition-de-l-ird/appel-a-candidatures-soutien-d-une-dizaine-de-doctorants-du-college-doctoral-ouest-africain-en-agroecologie
Community Action Research Programme
RUFORUM is partnering with the MasterCard Foundation to implement the programme, Transforming African Agricultural Universities to meaningfully contribute to Africa’s growth and development (TAGDev). TAGDev’s Community Action Research Programme aims to extend university activities to work more closely with rural communities. The programme focuses on crops and livestock value chains of strategic importance in Kenya, Uganda, and other African countries. Window 1 invites proposals from Egerton University and Gulu University. Window 2 is open to all other RUFORUM universities.
Application deadline: 31 October 2017
For more information: https://blog.ruforum.org/2017/08/07/call-for-proposals-ruforum-community-action-research-programme/
Graduate Teaching Assistantships
The RUFORUM program for Graduate Training Assistantships (GTA) is offering support for 325 PhD training opportunities. Eligible applicants must be a staff member at a RUFORUM member university and nominated for PhD training by their university.
Application deadline: candidates may apply at any time
For more information: https://blog.ruforum.org/2017/03/23/phd-training-opportunities-under-the-ruforum-graduate-teaching-assistantship-program-2/
The International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) offers PhD, Postdoctoral and Short-term fellowships in Life Sciences to scientists from ICGEB’s member states. The fellowships are for research at collaborating universities in Trieste, New Delhi, and Cape Town.
Application deadlines : PhD fellowships (31 March); Post-doctoral fellowships (31 March and 30 September); Short-term fellowships (31 March, 30 June, 30 September, 31 December)
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To reinforce the Center’s efforts and resources in the promotion of agricultural competitiveness and natural resource management toward food security and poverty reduction in the region, the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) will provide Travel Grants of up to a maximum of US$1,200 to qualified agriculture and agriculture-related professionals and social scientists including graduate students in Southeast Asia.
Application deadlines: 7 March, 7 June, 7 September and 7 December,
For more information: http://www.searca.org/index.php/scholarship/searca-travel-grants
Open to graduate students and untenured faculty members of any nationality. Up to $1,000 for career enhancing activities e.g., presentations at conferences, travel to academic job interviews or for research at archives or libraries, participation in seminars, distribution of an article, submission of manuscripts to journals or publishers.
Application deadline: Applications are accepted all year round.
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