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Apply: Agricultural Research and Innovation Fellowship for Africa (ARIFA)


The Inaugural call for applications is on for Agricultural Research and Innovation Fellowship for Africa (ARIFA)

Deadline: 30th June 2019

Country: Kenya

The Agricultural Research and Innovation Fellowship for Africa (ARIFA) is the capacity development component of Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA)’s Holistic Empowerment for Livelihoods Program (HELP). ARIFA, African Harvesters, agri-food, agricultural transformation, Integrated Agricultural Research Development (IAR4D), Agricultural Research for Development (AR4D), Brazil, China, Cuba, India, Italy, Netherlands

By this inaugural call, FARA and the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM-Bari), Italy,  invite applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates for fully funded training at MSc level and Advanced Short  Courses in Agricultural Research and Innovation with focus in the following areas:

Courses Available

A. Master of Science ( 2 years)

Land and Water Resource Management: Irrigated Agriculture

Precision Integrated Pest Management for Fruit and Vector Vegetables

Mediterranean Organic Agriculture

B. Advanced Short Courses (10 weeks)

Sustainable Development of Coastal Communities

Innovation & Youth Entrepreneurship in the Mediterranean Agri-food Sector

Important Dates

Call for applications opens: May 24, 2019
Call closes: June 30, 2019
Pre-selection: July  2019
Final selection & notification of selected candidates: August  2019
Commencement of Short courses: September 2019
Commencement of Msc courses: October  2019

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