We hereby invite Prospective Applicants for IFS Research Grants from Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Kenya, Uganda to submit a Research Note and apply for participation in a Proposal Writing Training Course focusing on Neglected and Underutilized Species of Plants, to be held in Lilongwe, Malawi.
Overall the project aims to strengthen the ability of young scientists to develop and manage inter-disciplinary, multi-stakeholder research projects on NUS and to publish research results. To achieve this, the course provides training on research proposal writing skills for NUS research.This training course in Proposal Writing for Neglected and Underutilized Species of Plants, is jointly organized by University of Malawi-Bunda College, the International Foundation for Science (IFS), Bioversity International, and the Regional Universities Forum for Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM). The course will be held on 29 August – 2 September 2011, in Lilongwe, Malawi. It specifically targets young scientists from Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Kenya and Uganda.
This call is focused on research on priority species of Neglected and Underutilized Species of Plant for the Eastern and Southern Africa region.
Applicants should fill in the Application Form and write a Research Note of one or two pages, outlining a project with potential for submission to IFS and send it to Bioversity International by 3rd June 2011.