The 2022 African Plant Nutrition Outreach Fellowship award is designed to support education, training, and communication programs relevant to improving the use and efficiency of plant nutrients in African agro-ecosystems
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About the African Plant Nutrition Outreach Fellowship Award
The African Plant Nutrition Institute (APNI) is a not-for-profit research and education organization founded in 2019 and based in Benguérir, Morocco with a mission to enhance plant nutrition for a resilient and food-secure Africa. The 2022 African Plant Nutrition Outreach Fellowship will support education, training, and communication programs relevant to improving the use and efficiency of plant nutrients in African agro-ecosystems. Awards of USD $5,000 each are available to two innovative African scientists, extension specialists, or educators. Soil fertility management requires a balanced approach that addresses a full range of practices focused on meeting economic, environmental and social goals. Educational outreach that accomplishes these goals is too often overlooked.
- USD $5,000 each
- Professional exposure and training
- Scientists, extension specialists or educators working at an African NARES institution (National Agricultural Research and Extension System), African university, nonprofit organization, or in the private sector are eligible for the Fellowship.
- Applicants are encouraged to submit creative proposals addressing knowledge gaps or needed synthesis of existing information for accelerating the delivery and adoption of improved nutrient stewardship in Africa. Applicants should indicate how the award will be used (such as to support travel, communication outreach, or training activities).
- Evidence of partnerships and collaboration will be favorably reviewed. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
Deadline: Application must be completed by 31 August, 2022.
For how to apply and other details check the sponsoring organization’s website <<Here>>