Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) is searching for women scientists who are interested in conducting research on gender issues related to the climate change, agriculture, and food security nexus for Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) programme
CCAFS Research is aimed at helping to inform policies and practices that reduce the negative impacts of climate change for people who depend on agriculture.
CCAFS will award women scientists enrolled in a PhD program or interested in a post doctoral opportunity, and who are citizens of and affiliated with an institution in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Bangladesh, India, or Nepal to a research grant of $35,000
The proposals are submitted for seeking grants must demonstrate and contribute to understanding the linkages between climate change and gender more specifically, while developing policy-relevant findings on climate change, agriculture, and food security more generally and build research capacity of women scientists in partner institutions and increase their representation in agricultural research.
Scientists awarded the grant will be partly supervised by a Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) scientist and will have full access to an electronic science library. The scientist should also be supervised by the institution she is affiliated with. Those awarded are required to submit financial and narrative progress reports every six months to the supervisor. The expected output of the research project will be a publishable paper and a presentation on the awarded research topic.
Deadline 1 May 2011.
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