scholarship

Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 3 October 2017 at 09:56

Eric Bleumink Grant Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries to Study in Holland

 (Deadline: 1st December 2017)

The Eric Bleumink Fund, established on 23 May 2000, provides financial support to Master’s students from developing countries wishing to study in Holland at the University of Groningen a Master’s degree. This initiative will not only improve the cooperation between the University of Groningen and universities in developing countries, but will also raise the level of academic expertise in these countries.

Eligibility

Candidates for the Eric Bleumink Fund scholarships to study in Holland should:

 Have obtained conditional admission to the program of choice (see: www.rug.nl/masters/alphabetical )

 Have excellent academic performance, preferably to be confirmed by letters of recommendation

 Have excellent grades during their bachelor/undergraduate studies;

 Have excellent English language proficiency, in accordance with the admission requirements of the progr

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jun
25

Building agribusiness relations for sustainable profit

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Netherlands
  25 June 2018 to 06 July 2018 - All Day Event
  Ibadan, Nigeria

ICRA course:

This course is for agribusiness service providers and coaches working with smallholder farmers and agro-entrepreneurs.

As a professional in business support services, you want to contribute to local entrepreneurial development and food security. By offering professional capacity support and coaching and assisting in accessing startup capital you try to help small-scale producers and processors move towards farming as a business.

In two weeks you will learn how to build trust to establish sustainable business relationships, to improve your negotiation skills and you will get tips on how to secure a steady income.

This video shows the two steps necessary to negotiate a win-win situation.

For more information and application, see the course webpage.

Scholarship application deadline is 19 October 2017
Application deadline for candidates with f

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mar
12

Learning, action research and outreach in higher education

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Netherlands
  12 March 2018 to 30 March 2018 - All Day Event
  Wageningen, the Netherlands

ICRA course:

Learning, action research and outreach – Making higher education boost food security,  
12 - 30 March 2018, Wageningen, the Netherlands

for lecturers, trainers and researchers in tertiary agricultural education. What can you learn from this course? Listen to what our alumni have to say in this video.

After attending this course one participant said:

                   “Since I apply methods from this course in my classroom, my classes are always full”.

More information is available on the course webpage    

Candidates can: APPLY HERE and click here for scholarship information

Scholarship application deadline is 19 October 2017
Application deadline with own funding is 20 January 2018

You can check us out on: 
LinkedIn | Facebook | Twitter | YouTubewww.icra-edu.org/courses



apr
16

Ecosystem approach to fisheries

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Netherlands
  16 April 2018 to 27 April 2018 - All Day Event
  Wageningen, the Netherlands

Fisheries management needs to take the mutual impact of capture fisheries and aquatic ecosystems into consideration. This course introduces the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries as promoted by FAO. The collection and analysis of catch and effort data is also discussed.

Upon completion of the course you will:

- have a better understanding of the ecosystem approach to fisheries (EAF);

- know the steps that lead to application of EAF in your own situation;

- know how to analyse fisheries catch and effort data;

- be better equipped to evaluate the information that results from these data.


Practical information

Date: 16 - 27 April 2018

Application deadline: 05 March 2018

Application deadline NFP (KOP) / MENA: 18 October 2018

More information: http://www.wur.nl/en/Expertise-Services/Research-Institutes/centre-for-development-innovation/short-courses/Short_courses_2018/CDIcourse_ecosystem_approach_to_fisheries_2017.htm



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09

Course: Resilient and sustainable food systems

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Netherlands
  09 April 2018 to 20 April 2018 - All Day Event
  Wageningen, the Netherlands

This course aims to offer a systems thinking and systems dynamics approach on agriculture as well as skills and tools to design innovative, resilient and sustainable food systems. It looks at how to balance between producing food, managing natural resources, dealing with uncertainty and providing an livelihood base for the rural population. It will move beyond the technical realm looking also at the role and involvement of public, private and civil stakeholders for inclusion of social, environmental, economic, and political aspects.

We invite technical staff, policymakers, scientists, private sector professionals and programme / project managers who want to build resilient and sustainable food system in their home countries, to enrol. Participants should be proficient in English, and have at least a BSc degree or an equivalent academic qualification and preferably several years of work experience in the agricultural domain.


Practical Information

Date: 09 - 20 April 2018

Application deadline: 2

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 4 September 2017 at 08:09

International short courses for mid-career professionals

We offer a wide range of courses which will help you to develop the capacities, leadership qualities needed to be creative, adaptive and responsive to the dynamics of a rapidly changing world. In our courses we connect WUR’s technical and scientific expertise with cutting-edge processes of innovation and learning.

Whether you are a development practitioner, an entrepreneur, or a policy-maker, our highly interactive training methods stimulate you to reflect and share your experiences to generate new insights. In our courses we offer a rich mixture of state-of-the-art theoretical insights and practical expertise.

See all our courses on our website: www.cdi.wur.nl/en

Thacien MUNYAMAHAME Waow! this is an interesting course! Let's hope that the application process is direct and simple!!

1 month 1 week ago

nov
13

New Agribusiness Course from ICRA

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
  13 November 2017 to 24 November 2017 - All Day Event
  Ibadan, Nigeria

Application is open for NEW AGRIBUSINESS COURSE

Building agribusiness relations for sustainable profit - Learning key skills for inclusive business brokerage

For: Professionals providing agribusiness support services to small-scale farmers, processors and other affiliated enterprises

Date and location: 13 -24 November 2017 in Ibadan, Nigeria

Deadline for Scholarship Application is 22 March 2017

Candidates can apply here and click here for scholarship information.

This course will provide concrete skills that participants may immediately apply in their work. They will:

1. Get practical tips on how to secure a stable flow of income for their business support services.

2. Learn to build trust in order to establish sustainable business relationships between farmers, lenders, input and service providers. .

3. Improve their negotiation skills and gain confidence in drafting contracts, which paves the way for better business deals.

Programme

Week 1: Business skills and concepts

Week 2: Facilitation and brokerin

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 8 March 2017 at 11:12

Application is open for NEW AGRIBUSINESS COURSE

Building agribusiness relations for sustainable profit - Learning key skills for inclusive business brokerage

For: Professionals providing agribusiness support services to small-scale farmers, processors and other affiliated enterprises

Date and location: 13 -24 November 2017 in Ibadan, Nigeria

Candidates can apply here and click here for scholarship information.

This course will provide concrete skills that participants may immediately apply in their work. They will:

1. Get practical tips on how to secure a stable flow of income for their business support services.

2. Learn to build trust in order to establish sustainable business relationships between farmers, lenders, input and service providers. .

3. Improve their negotiation skills and gain confidence in drafting contracts, which paves the way for better business deals.

Programme

Week 1: Business skills and concepts

Week 2: Facilitation and brokering skills

Application and s

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Janine Schoeman Hi Gizaw, have you listed this as an event as well so it shows up in the calendar? Thanks.

7 months 1 week ago

Gizaw Legesse Hi Janine, I just posted it as event also. Thanks!

7 months 1 week ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Myanmar
Posted 7 February 2017 at 05:00

East-West Seed launch agricultural scholarship program to celebrate 35th anniversary


To celebrate its 35th anniversary, vegetable seed company East-West Seed is launching a scholarship program that will enable 35 children of farmers to pursue undergraduate courses in agriculture.

The Simon Groot Scholarship will support farmers children that study agriculture related subjects. Named the "Simon Groot Scholarship Program for Agriculture", the program will provide an opportunity for 35 students - sons and daughters of farmers - to pursue an agriculture degree in public agriculture colleges and universities.

"Agricultural education is one of the most powerful investments we can make for the future,” says Simon Groot, founder of East-West Seed. "We must encourage farmers' children to carry on the their parents' legacy by equipping them with scientific and practical knowledge to turn farming into a thriving business and a sustainable source of livelihood for their communities."

The scholarship pr

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Posted By in Emplois et Appels a Propositions
Posted 30 September 2016 at 09:01

ICT Innovations for Development Long-term online training course

Dear all,

I'm glad to share with you this good training opportunity. We are working on the second edition of ONG2.0 (http://www.ong2zero.org/en/) online training course on ICT4D and there are 20 SCHOLARSHIPS available that cover all the costs!!!

The course duration is 6 months and is structured around 8 thematic Modules:
social innovation methodologies; agriculture and environment; health; education; data collection; mapping in emergencies; human rights; democracy and activism; and financial inclusion.

The course is organised completely online. In the ‘digital classes’ the lecturers and the participants can see each other through webcam; they can interact and discuss through voice and chat; and they can collaboratively work in exercises, individual and in group, similar to the physical classes.

The course will be concluded with a final public Barcamp, where participants will present the Final Projects and

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Didier MUYIRAMYE Dear Guigonou, Thank you so much for sharing with us this great opportunity! Regards, Didier

1 year 2 weeks ago

Guigonou Freddy PADONOU It's my pleasure. Hope, we can meet at this course as Africans participants ;-) Regards

1 year 2 weeks ago

Didier MUYIRAMYE For sure I will apply!

1 year 2 weeks ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 27 September 2016 at 03:47

ICRA courses for professional in agricultural education and research  

ICRA organises two interesting courses in March and May 2017 in Wageningen, The Netherlands. These courses are highly valued by professionals working in agricultural higher education, research, outreach, and agribusiness.

Scholarship application is now open for two courses:

Learning, action research and outreach - Making higher education boost food security

13 - 31 March 2017, Wageningen, The Netherlands

For this course you can apply HERE.


Linking research to inclusive development for food security - Facing rural innovation challenges

15 May - 2 June 2017, Wageningen, The Netherlands

For this course you can apply HERE.

Posted By in AgriProFocus Zambia
Posted 19 September 2016 at 07:56

Earn an Undegraduate Degree in Agricultural Sciences from EARTH University!

EARTH University (www.earth.ac.cr) located in Costa Rica is a private non-profit university which offers an *UNDERGRADUATE program* leading to a degree in agricultural sciences.
Currently, EARTH has about 400 students enrolled from 33 different countries. 39% of the student body are women and 76% are from rural communities. Most students receive scholarships to cover all or part of the tuition.
Click www.earth.ac.cr/apply to apply today!

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 16 March 2016 at 04:19

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program 

Makerere University entered a partnership with The MasterCard Foundation to offer scholarships to 1,000 academically bright but economically disadvantaged youth from Africa to study at Makerere University from 2013 to 2023. This is a project worth US $ 20,989,965.15 implemented at Makerere University with the aim of developing the next generation of African Leaders and also to promote the strategic objectives of Makerere University and The MasterCard Foundation in contributing to Africa's higher education sector and development. The project is implemented under the leadership of the Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Directorate.

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars at Makerere University will have six cohorts of Scholars with the first cohort of 50 Scholars beginning 2014/2015 Academic Year. The Program offers comprehensive student support, that include;

  1. Tuition and Functional fees
  2. Accommodation, Feeding and stipend
  3. Laptop, books and other learning materia

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Indonesia
Posted 15 March 2016 at 04:14

International Plant Nutrition Institute - Program Anugerah Beasiswa

IPNI membuka program beasiswa untuk mahasiswa yang sedang menempuh pendidikan master dan doktoral di bidang nutrisi tanaman dan manajemen gizi hasil panen. Beasiswa ini diberikan langsung pada mahasiswa terpilihi senilai 2,000 dollar Amerika untuk menyelesaikan kuliahnya. Pendaftaran dilakukan secara online di sini.

Sebelum mendaftar, siapkan dokumen (versi digital) berikut:

1. Kartu Hasil Studi yang memuat Indeks Prestasi Kumulatif

2. Tiga surat refererensi

3. Deskripsi yang menjelaskan fokus penelitian tesis atau disertasi

4. Saat mengisi formulir pendaftaran, kamu akan diminta menyebutkan penghargaan yang pernah diterima, pekerjaan, rencana dan tujuan karir, dan hal lain yang ingin diraih. Siapkan jawaban sebelum mengisi formulir.

Pelamar dengan tema penelitian yang relevan dengan misi IPNI mendapat kans lebih besar untuk terpilih.

Tenggat waktu pendaftaran adalah 29 April 2016.

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 16 February 2016 at 03:07

APPLICATION IS OPEN for ICRA courses (English and French) 

for professionals in Agricultural Education and Research, 

Oct - Nov 2016


ICRA organises three interesting courses in the near future in Wageningen, the Netherlands. These courses are highly valued by professionals working in agricultural higher education and outreach, research and agribusiness.

For two courses the SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION IS OPEN:

1. Learning, action research and outreach for inclusive development - Boosting competencies in higher education, 10-28 October 2016

2. Apprentissage, recherche action et services aux communautés pour un développement inclusif - Elargir les compétences dans l’enseignement supérieur, 14 Nov – 2 Déc 2016


Few places are still available on the following course with own sponsorship only: 

3.  Linking research to inclusive development for food security - Facing rural innovation challenges, 6 - 24 June 2016.


For a glimpse of one of ICRA's courses see:

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 4 February 2016 at 02:14

Apply now for an NFP Fellowship

You can join courses at MDF Head Office in the Netherlands free of charge with the Nuffic Fellowship Programme (NFP&MSP). Start your application now.


Are you eager to develop your skills and knowledge in 2016? and work on your personal development and strengthen the organisation you work for? Do you want to exchange experience and knowledge with a group of like-minded professionals from all over the world and get updated on the newest developments in public health?

The NFP&MSP fellowship enables carefully selected professionals to join courses at MDF Head Office in The Netherlands. Free of charge!

Next application deadline:

*** 26 March 2016 ***

During the upcoming deadline, the following courses will be open for NFP and MSP applications:

Management of Development Projects and Programmes (MDPP)

Course date: 29 August - 23 September 2016

Application window NFP & MSP: 2 February - 26 March 2016

Gender Mainstreaming in Development Programming (GMDP)

Course date: 17 - 28 Oct

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Wycliffe Ondoro Nice sharing. Thanks

1 year 7 months ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Indonesia
Posted 4 February 2016 at 06:53

Beasiswa: The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) 

SEARCA memberikan beasiswa kepada akademisi, peneliti dan PNS yang berusia dibawah 35 tahun untuk mengambil pendidikan S2 dan S3 di program mereka. Fokus tesis/disertasi yang menjadi prioritas, di antaranya adalah: keamanan pangan dan nutrisi, penguatan rantai nilai dan sistem komoditas agribisnis, dan kewirausahaan tani. Tenggat waktu: 30 September 2016

Informasi lebih lanjut dapat dibaca disini (Bahasa Inggris)

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Scholarship: The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) 

SEARCA opens scholarship applications for regular employees of academic, research or government institutions and not more than 35 years old to attend its graduate scholarship (MS and PhD). The graduate scholars’ thesis/dissertation topics must fall within certain priority themes and focus areas, among them are: Food and Nutrition Security, Strengthening of Value Chains

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 2 February 2016 at 10:24

ILRI-DAAD PhD scholarships 2016

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) is collaborating with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to offer up to eight in region PhD scholarships in 2016 through a co-funding arrangement.

ILRI through its graduate fellowship program will provide an opportunity for successful candidates from sub-Saharan African countries to undertake quality research for development, access ILRI’s cutting-edge research facilities and receive mentorship from ILRI scientists within the following broad ILRI program areas.

1. Animal Biosciences

2. Animal Science for Sustainable Productivity

3. Feed and Forages Biosciences

4. Food Safety and Zoonoses

5. Livestock, Gender and Impact

6. Livestock Systems and the Environment

7. Policy, Trade and Value Chains

DAAD is a publicly funded self-governing organization of the institutions of higher education in Germany which promotes international academic exchange as well as educational cooperation with developing countries throu

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Wycliffe Ondoro Thank you and will follow to find more about this rear opportunity.

1 year 8 months ago

Kiros Abebe Dear, Your information was nice but is it possible for already registered PhD candidates?

1 year 4 months ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 9 December 2015 at 06:45

Scholarship opportunity. Deadline 15 December 2015


The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) in the USA seeks to recruit up to 50 qualified Rwandan students to enroll in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) for the Fall 2016 term. Students selected to participate in the CASNR Undergraduate Scholarship Program (CUSP) will pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Integrated Science that is focused on conservation agriculture, entrepreneurship, leadership, and innovative thinking and is aligned with the areas of need as identified by the Rwandan Ministery of Agriculture and Animal Resources. Students will also have the opportunity to explore other areas of agriculture including: food production - animal, plant and food systems; soils, water quantity and availability, energy and environmental stewardship; nutrition, food safety, food engineering and processing; business, communication, public service and extension education; ecology, conservation biology and climate; and

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 28 October 2015 at 06:57

Borlaug Fellowships 2016

Deadline: 15 November 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture welcomes applications for the 2016 Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program. The program offers training and collaborative research opportunities to scientists, researchers, and policymakers from 32 developing countries. Themes include soil and water management; agricultural genetics and breeding; livestock health and management; agricultural processing; biotechnology; climate change; biofuels; and others (varying by eligible countries). Fellows work with a mentor at a U.S. university, research center, or government agency -- usually for 8-12 weeks. The U.S. mentor later visits the fellow’s home institution to continue collaboration. Apply Now...