2016 Call for Applications: Scientific Research Paper Writing Workshop

Deadline: 10 October 2016

The Biosciences eastern and central Africa-International Livestock Research Institute (BecA-ILRI) Hub is inviting applications for participation in a Scientific Research Paper Writing Workshop. This workshop is one of the BecA-ILRI Hub’s annual training workshops under the capacity building portfolio, whose objective is to strengthen the capacity African national agricultural research systems (NARS) to drive innovation.

The training will be held from 13-18November 2016 at the ILRI Campus in Nairobi, Kenya.

Funding Information

The cost of workshop is approximately $1600, excluding flights and accommodation.

Eligibility Criteria

The workshop is open to NARS researchers with a keen interest in improving their writing skills. More specific applicant requirements include the following:

  • Currently conducting agricultural biosciences research with an African NARS in one of the BecA countries: Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Madagascar, Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville), Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda.
  • Preference will be given to BecA capacity building program /ABCF alumni.
  • Must have a project report for conversion to a paper, and / or analyzed research data through figures and tables.
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Key Dates

How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply by completing the online application form via given website.

For more information, please visit 2016 Call for Applications.

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