Application Due Date: November 9, 2018, midnight (EST)

East African business owners, MSU, and external partners link through the Advancing Females Agribusiness Business Owners and Innovators Expert Fellows Program

The Advancing Females Agribusiness Business Owners and Innovators Expert Fellows Program hosted at Michigan State University (MSU) links Ugandan, Tanzanian and Kenyan agribusiness specialists and business owners with their equivalents in Michigan for understanding exchange and capability structure. The program reinforces going to fellows’ abilities in agro-entrepreneurship and agri-food system development, and addresses concerns of females’s financial empowerment.

Requirements:

  • Females business owners, social innovators, or little and medium entrepreneur or supervisors and other leaders operating in the farming and food sectors
  • People (of any gender) in civil society and NGOs dealing with programs that support females in the farming and food sectors in their particular nations
  • Policymakers, ministry staff members, and others in the general public sector (of any gender) concentrated on supporting and enhancing chances for females in the farming or food sector
  • Academic personnel (of any gender) who are carrying out programs to effect advancing females in the farming and food sectors

Eligibility

  • 25-40 years of ages
  • A resident, nationwide, or irreversible local of Tanzania, Kenya, or Uganda
  • Is living and operating in Tanzania, Kenya, or Uganda at the time of the application
  • Speaks proficient English
  • Has at least 2 years of professional/working experience in their field
  • Has actually shown management and collective abilities and a dedication to neighborhood
  • Has company’s assistance for taking part in the program (for those not self-employed). For those self-employed, has suggestion from regional authorities at the district, county, and/or neighborhood levels
  • Has an interest in taking part in a mutual program for American individuals pertaining to your nation
  • Choice will be provided to those who remain in an earlier state of their professions
  • Choice will be provided to candidates who have not formerly had the chance to take a trip to the United States

Timeline:

Spring 2019 Mate
5 October 2018: Application procedure opens
9 November 2018: Application due date

Program Dates

Fall 2018: October 12, 2018– November 17, 2018
Spring 2019: April 2019– May 2019
Fall 2019: October 2019– November 2019

To Learn More:

Go To the Authorities Website of the Advancing Girl Expert Fellows Program 2019

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