Call Open for Submissions to Early Career Award for Scientists Exploring Phosphorus Management in African Agriculture
The Young African Phosphorus Fellowship Award Program is co-sponsored by the African Plant Nutrition Institute (www.apni.net), Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (www.um6p.ma), and OCP Group (www.ocpgroup.ma).
Benguérir, Morocco — 3 June, 2021 — The African Plant Nutrition Institute (APNI) has announced its call for submissions for the 2021 edition of the Young African Phosphorus Fellowship – an awards program created to encourage scientific programs relevant to understanding and improving phosphorus (P) management in African agro-ecosystems.
The Young African Phosphorus Fellowship will confer awards of $5,000 (U.S. Dollars) to five early-career scientists working in either a National Agricultural Research and Extension System (NARES) institution or African university.
“Together with our partners, we are pleased to make this program available once again to search for innovation in early career research on phosphorus management in African agro-ecosystems,” explained APNI Director General, Dr. Kaushik Majumdar.
Applicants should submit their proposals by the 31 July, 2021 deadline. Recipients will be notified in September 2021.
All details and instructions on how to apply can be found at the website: https://www.apni.net/p-fellowship-apply/
About the African Plant Nutrition Institute
The African Plant Nutrition Institute is a not-for-profit research and education organization based in Benguérir, Morocco with additional offices located in Settat, Morocco; Nairobi, Kenya; and Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire. APNI’s Mission is Enhanced plant nutrition for a resilient and food secure Africa.