8 Ways AIMS III Increased Crop Production

The AIMS III project concluded earlier this year. Learn more about it’s successes.

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ECOWAS Fellowship Programme for Masters & PhD – 2015 Competition

The Agro-Youth Centre

ecowasThe Association of African Universities (AAU) is pleased to announce the 2015 maiden edition of the ECOWAS Fellowship Programme for Masters and PhD (EFP) under the sponsorship of the Economic Commission for West African States (ECOWAS). The Programme seeks to promote capacity building within the ECOWAS 15-member countries by providing full fellowships for training and education for nationals of ECOWAS member states in higher education institutions of ECOWAS.

Eligibility: The Programme is open to qualified nationals (including graduate students, researchers, lecturers, and staff) of ECOWAS member states who will be admitted for Masters or PhD degree programme at any one of the following three universities:
(a). University of Lagos, Nigeria
(b). University of Ibadan, Nigeria
(c). Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegal
A good first degree (at least second class upper division or its equivalent) is required for Masters degree programme. An MPhil degree or its equivalent is required for PhD…

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Graduate Research Grant Program: Request for Applications


Global Food

Application Deadline: The Fall 2015 application deadline is Monday, November 9, 2015, 11:59 PM Eastern Time.

The U.S. Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security graduate research grant program supports exceptional graduate students who are interested in developing a component of their graduate research in a developing country setting and in collaboration with a mentor from an International Agricultural Research Center (IARC), or a qualifying* National Agricultural Research System (NARS) unit. We anticipate the fellowship program will lay a foundation for launching long-term international research collaborations for the students and their affiliated faculty advisors and IARC/NARS mentors. We envision that the group of graduate students supported by the program will eventually assume leadership positions in a wide variety of organizations, and across an array of disciplines related to food security.

Awards are made on a competitive basis to students who demonstrate a strong scientific foundation and leadership potential, propose a well-coordinated…

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Call For Proposals Doctoral Regional Research Scholarships Call ID: RU/2015/DRG/02



Application Deadline: 30th September 2015

About the Call / Scholarship
This is to announce a call for applications for research scholarships to support the finalization of PhD research, data analysis, thesis write up, publication and dissemination of findings. Scholarships will be awarded to candidates registered in the Regional Programmes as listed below and are finalizing their studies. The purpose of these scholarships is to support students who do not have adequate finances to complete their degree studies and research work. The scholarship also aims at enabling the students to discuss their results with the communities they worked with. The call is open to students registered in any one of the following RUFORUM Regional PhD programmes.


Applicants should be registered at one of the RUFORUM supported Regional PhD Programmes and should have finished/finalizing their coursework. If applicants have not yet completed their coursework by the deadline then a support…

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Call for Abstracts: Agriculture for Development Conference 2015

Good luck!


SwedenSwedish University of Agricultural Science (SLU) and Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative (SIANI) are pleased to announce call for abstracts for the Agri4D 2015 Conference. It is a two day event for researchers and professionals working with and /or interested in agriculture for development. PhD students senior scientists, experts from social, political, soil, crops, natural resources and animal science, economy, forestry, horticulture, veterinary medicine etc are encouraged to apply.

Abstracts submission is opened for;

  • presentations of results or ongoing activity in research for oral presentation in sub-sessions or with posters (all posters will have oral presentations)
  • presentation of networks, research groups, organization and general ideas with posters (all posters will have short oral presentations) Read more by clicking here.

Agricultural research for development conference – Agri4D – 2015
At a time when the Millennium Development Goals will expire, and the United Nations has been engaged in a global consultative…

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William Kameni: millionnaire gràce à la terre

Et très bientot, il sera question de centaine de millions puis,… de milliards!

More Food In Africa

A 35 ans, ce jeune cultivateur a commencé avec 100 000 F. Cfa comme capital. Investi aujourd’hui dans la culture des cacaos, pastèques, maniocs, tomates, légumes… Il réalise plus de 12 millions F. Cfa de chiffres d’affaires.

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