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Future Agricultures Consortium - Early Career Fellowships 2012

January 23, 2012

The Future Agricultures Consortium is proud to announce the third call of its grant programme to support talented young researchers working on African agricultural policy: FAC’s Early Career Fellowship Programme (ECFP).

The deadline for applications is 17 February 2012.

The ECFP is available to early career professionals working in Africa and the UK. Both full-time and part-time appointments are available and all fellowships will include mentorship support from a senior FAC researcher affiliated with a FAC partner institution. The awards will support original field-based and policy-oriented research on African agriculture.

Three types of award available:
• Africa-based, one-year full-time post-Masters or post-doc fellowship
• Africa-based, one-year part-time post-Masters or post-doc fellowship
• UK-based six-month full-time post-doc fellowship

Applications should be in line with one of FAC’s eight thematic areas:

Climate Change


Growth & social protection



Policy Processes

Science, Technology and Innovation

Young People and Agriculture