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MonthOctober 2014

UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office — Chevening Scholarships 2015-2016

guidance_for_applicants_v2 Welcome to the Chevening Scholarships website Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The programme makes awards to … Continue Reading UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office — Chevening Scholarships 2015-2016

Royal Agricultural College: Land and Food Fellowships for Undergraduate and Post-graduate Africans 2015-2016

Source: The UK’s Royal Agricultural College offers fellowships to African students for the MSc in international rural development, and MSc in sustainable agriculture and food security. The RAC seeks applicants … Continue Reading Royal Agricultural College: Land and Food Fellowships for Undergraduate and Post-graduate Africans 2015-2016

The Ebola Paradox: How the “West” downplayed the outbreak and now wants to outplay it?

Source: D. Faget/AFP/Getty Images Personally, it continues to be disheartening to read reports and news from the epicenter of the ebola outbreak in Western Africa. The entire ebola fiasco keeps … Continue Reading The Ebola Paradox: How the “West” downplayed the outbreak and now wants to outplay it?

Call for concept notes: IFAD-CCAFS Learning Alliance

Note: This is a repost. Please refer to the links provided to see detail on how to apply to this opportunity, if interested. Thanks The IFAD-CCAFS Learning Alliance is calling … Continue Reading Call for concept notes: IFAD-CCAFS Learning Alliance

Agronomy for climate-smart agriculture in Latin America

Please Note: This is a repost. Please visit the links provided for more details of this opportunity. Thanks, Macedo If you are about to enroll in or conduct your Ph.D. … Continue Reading Agronomy for climate-smart agriculture in Latin America

Fall 2014 Call for Applications for U.S. Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security

October 1, 2014 Program Description: The program is generously funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) with an aim to boost the number of future leaders and … Continue Reading Fall 2014 Call for Applications for U.S. Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security

Prosecute an ebola victim and stand ready to be prosecuted

There are reports that a Liberian national who flew from Liberia to the US has ebola virus disease (EVD). He arrived in the US about 2-3 weeks ago and confirmed … Continue Reading Prosecute an ebola victim and stand ready to be prosecuted

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