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2013 Abdou-Salam Ouédraogo fellowship is now open at Bioversity International

The ASO Fellowship is now open for applications until 15 July, 2013. The fellowship offers an amount up to US$ 10,000 to fund research in one of the following priority topics:
  1. Understanding status of and threats to genetic resources of priority forest tree species;
  2. Methods for conservation and sustainable management of genetic resources of important tree species.
The research outputs of the award winner's research will contribute to Bioversity International’Forest Genetic Resources programme as well as the CGIAR Research Programme on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry. Read about the History of the Abdou-Salam Ouédraogo FellowshipWho should applyApplicants eligible to apply must:
  • Be a citizen of a country in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Be a scientist attached to a national university, research institution or a research-oriented NGO
  • Be under 40 years of age
  • Have at least a Master’s degree, or equivalent, in a field of study relevant to forest genetic resources.
Download the fellowship annoucement here and the fellowship application form here.Submit your completed application to aso-2013@cgiar.org by 15 July, 2013.
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