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Applications are invited for MSc and PhD Scholarships by the Mobility for plant genomics scholars to accelerate climate-smart adaptation options and food security in Africa / GENES.

GENES is funded by the Intra-Africa Program of the Education, Audio-visual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) of the European Commission. The consortium intends to: 

  1. Produce for Africa 10 world-class PhD holders molecular plant breeders who will accelerate cultivar development to adapt to current and future challenges related to climate change and food and nutrition security;
  2. Train 36 MSc holders genomics scientists and 8 support staff with strong capacity in cultivar development and new molecular breeding approaches to increase knowledge and prospects of improving major crops including cereals, pulses, vegetables, fruits, and bio-fuels used in Africa for food and nutrition security and the crop production industry; etc

All applications should be sent to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." target="_blank" rel="noreferrer"> genes.ebsu@genes-intra-africa.org  with copy to Mr Dennis Okporie, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Closing date for submission of applications is 30 May 2018.

Kindly find further details here.

For more information, please contact Dr Celestine Afiukwa This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." target="_blank" rel="noreferrer"> This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,  Head Department of Biotechnology, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria. Contacts of HEIs representative are available on www.genes-intra-africa.org

 

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