Opportunities

We are pleased to announce that up to 10 fully-funded scholarships (each worth over £14,550 to cover tuition fees) are available for applicants from the following developing commonwealth countries to study for our MSc Tropical Forestry by distance learning: Bangladesh, Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

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The University of California, Davis is opening registration for Class III of the African Plant Breeding Academysm in collaboration with The African Union New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency, the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), The Alliance for a Green Revolution for Africa (AGRA), Mars, Incorporated and the African Orphan Crops Consortium. The Plant Breeding Academy is a premium professional certificate program currently offered in the USA, Europe and Africa. Ten classes offered worldwide since 2006 were attended by 213 breeders from 50 countries, making the UC Davis Plant Breeding Academy the most recognized program of its kind. The program covers the fundamentals and the most recent developments in plant breeding theory and practice. In 2012-2016, UC Davis was recognized as the top University in the world for teaching and research in agriculture in the world..

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  •  Agricultural Research Leadership and Management Training offered by the Crawford Fund

Crawford foundation is offering an MS course (just in 5 days!) in research management. Developing country nationals receive partial grants for boarding and travel, and other participants need to pay the full conference fee and be responsible for their travel arrangements.

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