Location: South Africa and the Netherlands
Start: September 2018
The Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) seeks applications for a postdoctoral fellowship on African city food systems, beginning early September 2018. The postdoc will be based in South Africa for approximately 75% of the time and work as a guest researcher in the Netherlands for the remaining time.
The research forms part of an international collaborative project under the auspices of LEAP-Agri and includes researchers from South Africa, Uganda, Netherlands
andBelgium. The project aims to promote …
Food and Beverage Manufacturing Sector Education and Training Authority (FoodBev SETA) invites
PHDstudents to apply for research grants.
The Food and Beverages Manufacturing Sector Education and Training
Authority,often referred to as the FoodBev SETA, is a vehicle that facilitates skills development for the sector as promulgated in the Skills Development Act of 98 as amended. The skills policy is further articulated in the Skills Development Strategy (NSDS), now in its third iteration for the period 2011/12-2017/18, referred to as ‘NSDS III”. The NSDS III is the overarching strategic guide for the skills development while providing direction to sector skills …
The DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security has made limited funding available for students wishing to attend the 3rd International Conference on Global Food Security taking place from 3 – 6 December 2017, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.
Bona fide postgraduate South African students undertaking food security and nutrition-related research.
South African students whose oral or poster presentations have been accepted must submit the following:
- A letter of support from an academic/research supervisor
- A short motivation - pager
- Proof of student registration
- The Abstract accepted
Terms of scholarship:
The scholarship will cover registration at the conference. …
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