APNI’s mission includes the recognition and support of excellence in plant nutrition research in Africa. Below you will find information on the awards that are currently available.
African Plant Nutrient Outreach Awards
Awards of USD $5,000 each will be conferred to two innovative African scientists, extension specialists, or educators. The Award will support education, training, and communication programs relevant to improving the use and efficiency of plant nutrients in African agro-ecosystems.
Young African Phosphorus Fellowships
Awards of USD $5,000 each will be conferred to five early-career scientists working in an African NARES institution (National Agricultural Research and Extension System) or African university. The award is to encourage scientific programs relevant to understanding and improving phosphorus (P) management in agro-ecosystems.
African Plant Nutrition Scholar Awards
Awards of USD $2,000 each will be conferred to ten deserving African graduate students in sciences relevant to plant nutrition and management of crop nutrients. The Award will be made directly to the student. No specific duties will be required of the recipient. The Award will be granted independent of any assistantship, scholarship, or other award that the student currently holds.