Deadline: 15th February, 2021
The call for the third cohort of the One Planet Fellowship is now open for applications. The One Planet Fellowship seeks to build a vibrant, highly connected, and inter-generational network of African and European scientists equipped to use a gender lens to help Africa’s smallholder farmers adapt to a changing climate. The first cohort of the One Planet Fellowship was launched in September 2019.
- Selected candidates will participate in an intensive, three-year non-residential, career acceleration process to foster leadership skills, strengthening scientific research skills, including integrating gender into their research and catalyzing research partnerships and networks.
- Candidates who complete the three-year process will qualify to become One Planet Laureates.
To be eligible for the one Planet Fellowship, the applicants should:
- Be a citizen of the following countries: Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, and Zambia
- Be 40 years of age or younger by February 15, 2021
- Have completed at least a master’s degree or equivalent in any discipline relevant to climate change with a focus on agriculture and food systems.
- Reside in Africa and be actively engaged in research, policy, and/or practice relevant to climate change and Africa’s smallholder agriculture.