The University of California, Davis PLANT BREEDING ACADEMY is a premium professional development program designed to develop and enhance the skills of industry personnel around the world to enable them to become independent plant breeders or to contribute to larger breeding programs. In collaboration with The African Union New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency, the World Agrof... read more
The University of California, Davis has opened registration for Class V of the African Plant Breeding AcademySM in collaboration with The African Union New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency, the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), The Alliance for a Green Revolution for Africa (AGRA), Mars, Incorporated and the African Orphan Crops Consortium
This six-week program will be delivered in three 2-week classes with session one beginning in Nairobi, Kenya on November, 2019. The instructors are internationally recognized experts in plant breeding and seed technology. Scholarships are available for select students to attend this prestigious program.
Selected students will be offered a fully paid scholarship that covers tuition, all materials, travel and accommodations.
All participants must be based in Africa and must be actively managing a breeding program.
Ideal applicants will:
Duration of Programme: 6 Weeks. Duration is as follows
(students must attend all three sessions)
For more details, please visit the scholarship website here