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2010 AWARD Fellowships: Call for applications

African Women in Agricultural


African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD), a project of the CGIAR Gender & Diversity Program, is now accepting applications for its 2010 fellowships.

AWARD offers tailored two-year fellowships designed to fast-track the careers of African women scientists and professionals delivering pro-poor agricultural research and development that benefits rural communities, especially women. AWARD’s goal is to help them increase their contributions in the fight against hunger and poverty in sub-Saharan Africa.


  • African women working in agricultural research and development from one of the following countries: Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda or Zambia
  • Applicants must have completed a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree in selected disciplines (see link to announcement below for further details)
  • Applicants must be available to work in Africa throughout the Fellowship period

Deadline for application: March 22, 2010.

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