On-the-Job Research Capacity Building for Food Security and Environmental Conservation in Developing Countries (UNU-IAS)
Applications are now open for the Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability of the United Nations University (UNU-IAS) initiative On-the-Job Research Capacity Building for Food Security and Environmental Conservation in Developing Countries (OJCB). This scheme supports capacity building projects proposed and implemented by leading scientists in developing countries, providing on-the-job training for young researchers.
The initiative aims to increase agricultural productivity through innovation, strengthen research capacity and build networks for cooperation between researchers, ultimately contributing towards ensuring food security and environmental conservation in developing countries. It is funded by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan, and coordinated by UNU-IAS.
Deadline for applications: 20 July 2016.
For further information: Akira Nagata, Senior Programme Coordinator, United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), email@example.com, TEL +81-3-5467-1212 EXT 1242, FAX +81-3-3499-2828
[Boletín UN Investiga 301, 9 de junio de 2016]