The College of Forestry, Wildlife and Tourism of the Sokoine University of Agriculture, is coordinating a regional research school in forest sciences (REFOREST) Programme (financed by Sida). Under the programme the College is announcing calls for applicants for PhD scholarships in Forestry. The PhD programme is organized in partnership with Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences – SLU (Sweden), Eduardo Mondlane University (Mozambique), National University of Rwanda (Rwanda), Wondo Genet College of Foresty and Natural Resources (Hawassa University -Ethiopia) and Makerere University (Uganda). Applicants must hold a Master’s degree in forestry or allied sciences. Eligible candidates are from Eastern and Southern Africa. In the year 2020-2024 citizens of Ethiopia, Mozambique, Rwanda Tanzania and Uganda will be prioritized for sponsorships; female candidates are highly encouraged to apply. For more information visit https://www.cfwt.sua.ac.tz/reforest/call-for-applications-for-phd-scholarships-in-forestry-20-positions-available/?fbclid=IwAR35kLomli-z1VpdmmqxpmfvriTSygSv0yneMXcCzcNGhASYUSZzQIrt0-s
The scholarship fall under 3 thematic areas:
- Commercial forestry and bio-economy – tree growing as business, tree improvement and silviculture, forest health and protection, forest products development, marketing, forest products value chains, sustainable forest management;
- Natural forests management – Ecological and socio-economic aspects, biodiversity conservation, bio-energy, climate change, REDD+, Payment for Ecosystem Services, forest land policy and ownership as well as forest-land-water relations; and
- Agroforestry, forest-agriculture interactions and synergies, and conflict management.
Send your application electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for application is 2nd July 2020 at 15.30 East Africa Time (EAT). For further clarification