Royal Agricultural College: Land and Food Fellowships for Africans

07 Jan 2013

The UK's Royal Agricultural College offers the Land and Food Fellowships to African students for the MSc in international rural development, and MSc in sustainable agriculture and food security.

The RAC seeks applicants mainly from southern and East Africa who have experience in agriculture and related subjects; an interest in land reform; and a desire to make a strategic and sustainable contribution to Africa's development. The program supports up to 10 African fellows each year. To date, Fellows are from Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Swaziland, Malawi, Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Kenya, and Cameroon.

The scholarships cover tuition fees, board and accommodation, flights to and from the UK, provision for networking, and a short industrial placement in Africa or the UK.The application deadline is 07 January 2013.

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