ZEF Doctoral Scholarship at University of Bonn in Germany, 2012

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Doctoral Scholarship for African Students in the field of Agricultural Economics at University of Bonn in Germany, 2012

Study Subject(s): Bio-economic Aspects of Land Use Systems in the Sudan Savannah of West Africa .
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing PhD degree level.
Scholarship Provider: University of Bonn, Germany
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Eligibility:
-Very good degree (Diploma or Master) in agricultural economics or related field. – Strong quantitative/mathematical background.
– Very good knowledge of English.
-Experience with mathematical software packages (GAMS, MATLAB) is of advantage.
-Work experience in developing countries, particularly West Africa, is of advantage.
– African and female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The students of African can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: West African smallholder farming systems are complex, dynamic systems with many interacting bio-physical subcomponents. The location of farm-households within different agro-ecological zones determines not only their cropping decisions, but also the magnitude and quality of changes in climate conditions. The combined effects across farm-types and agro-ecological zones within certain districts are likely to cause temporal shortages of agricultural commodities on the respective markets, thus affecting also non-rural parts of the society.

Duration of award(s): Scholarship is offered for three years.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is electronically.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Do submit your applications till December 15, 2012.

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