Target Date: September 30, 2018.

Partnership for Accelerated Plant Enhancement in Africa (ACACIA) welcomes applications for AfriPlantSci Healthy And Balanced Plant Kingdoms Scientific Research Training Program for early-career scientists throughout sub-Saharan Africa. AfriPlantSci Healthy And Balanced Plants is a 2-week, property, interactive understanding experience covering a wide series of scientific research pertaining to plant health and wellness, integrated with functional hands-on experience of the most up to date strategies which could progress research study in this field.

The audio speakers will certainly give professional summaries of their areas, adhered to by journal clubs and also comprehensive conversations of their very own locations of job. The hands-on functional sessions will certainly show the best ways to ideal utilise present modern technologies to development plant health and wellness research study in Africa. Along with management abilities training, this program will certainly give participants with an all natural understanding right into plant health and wellness and also the required abilities to progress their occupations in scientific research. Participants will certainly have the chance to communicate informally with job leaders, PostDocs, PhD pupils and also technological personnel from JIC and also Pwani to additionally improve their understanding experience.

The program will certainly be held at Pwani College, Kilifi Area, Kenya. Pwani College will certainly give a ringing ambience of worldwide and also interdisciplinary clinical tasks. Pwani’s school is easily situated within the Eastern African biodiversity hotspot and also offers numerous opportunities for trips in the environments.


Hereafter program participants will certainly:

  • Know with the most up to date strategies and also modern technologies in plant health and wellness and also be certain in using them to their very own research study.
  • Have accessibility to a network of very early profession and also progressed scientists to sustain their future job and also profession advancement
  • Be equipped to offer their research study to a broader target market
  • Be equipped to obtain future financing and also task possibilities
  • Have a one-page idea note of their research study concepts making use of the most up to date strategies and also abilities instructed on this program.


Enrollment, Traveling and also Holiday accommodation prices for the program will certainly be covered for effective candidates.


  • Available to early-career scientists from throughout sub-Saharan Africa
  • Research study need to drop within the wide subject of Plant Wellness This consists of MSc pupils, PhD pupils and also scientists lately finished from their research studies (within 5 years).
  • Possible participants need to have the ambition to construct their occupations with worldwide networks and also an interest to address plant health and wellness obstacles in Africa.


You will certainly be asked to prepare a poster, a brief discussion and also a work application prior to the occasion.

Any type of more concerns need to most likely to Tilly Eldridge ([email protected])

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