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gender a special topic in early career fellowship programme

Hello, I am forwarding this message as gender, youth and agriculture is a special topic in this fellowship call

Wim Goris


The Future Agricultures Consortium (FAC) 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 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
  • Commercialisations
  • Growth & social protection
  • Land
  • Pastoralism
  • Policy Processes
  • Science, Technology and Innovation
  • Young People and Agriculture

This year, special consideration will be given to applications that correspond to the following Special Topics Applicants are however not limited to these topics so long as their application are in line with one of FAC’s eight themes.


For more details visit their website



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