Call for applications for the African Women in Agricultural Research and Development One Planet Fellowship


The One Planet Fellowship seeks to build a vibrant, highly connected, and intergenerational network of African and European scientist leaders equipped to use a gender lens help Africa’s smallholder farmers adapt to a changing climate.

Inspired by the AWARD Fellowship Model, the USD 15 million five-year initiative seeks to invest in 600 agricultural scientists through three rounds of open competition. Selected candidates will participate in an intensive, non-residential, career acceleration process aimed at fostering leadership skills, strengthening scientific research skills including integrating gender into their research, and catalyzing research partnerships and networks. Candidates who complete the three-year process will become One Planet Laureates. 


Applicants who are the citizen of the following sub-Sahara African countries are eligible to apply: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, and Zambia.

Application for the Fellowship is via an online registration form. Applicants from French-speaking countries should use this link, and those from English-speaking countries should use this link.

Deadline for online applications is April 30, 2019, 23:59 East Africa Time (GMT+3)

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