African Fellows Program (AFP)

Eligible Geographic Areas
Africa

Information about the funding opportunity
The Program to aims to provide problem-focused advanced research training in Europe, for mid-career African scientists.

Description, Remarks/Restrictions
Projects on food processing will NOT be supported, nor can the programme support field work in Africa. MSc and PhD studies are outside the remit of the programme

Funding Web Address
http://www.rothamsted-international.org/HTML/Fellowships/AFP_main_page.html

Magnitude
GBP £20,000

Status
Open

Deadline for Application
2/11/2008

How to apply
Applicants must submit a pre-proposal form that can be downloaded from the following website http://www.rothamsted-international.org/HTML/Fellowships/AFP_Pre-Proposal_Form.doc. Selected candidates will then be asked to submit a full proposal. For more information follow link to application guidelines.

Application guidelines path
http://www.rothamsted-international.org/HTML/Fellowships/AFP_Guidelines.pdf

Eligible research topics
Research benefiting small-scale African farmers, directed at crop or livestock systems, providing technology to increase food security and/or household income (eg. pest control, crop improvement, cropping strategies).

Who can apply
‘Mid-career’ scientists who are citizens of an African country, or whose scientific work has been based in Africa and directed to problems of relevance to Africa.

Contact details


Contact Address
AFP Coordinator
Harpenden
Hertfordshire
AL5 2JQ
United Kingdom

Telephone
+ 44 (1582) 763133

Fax
+ 44 (1582) 467490

Email
rothamsted.international@bbsrc.ac.uk

Donor Organization(s)
  • Rothamsted International



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