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The Agricultural Transformation by Innovation (AgTraIn) invites grant applications from doctoral candidates around the world leaving behind the 28 EU member states and EEA_EFTA states for the Erasmus Mundus Fellowships programs.

Research Topics:

  1. Strategies for sustaining small-scale fisheries in Mediterranean sea
    Reducing the impact of feedstuff transport by a better utilization of plant wastes for livestock in the dry Mediterranean areas: a way to improve meat quality?
  2. Integrated crop-livestock-tree systems for smallholder farmers in the Amazon
  3. Assessment and Optimization of Multiple Uses of Organic Matter in Crop-Livestock Systems in Kenya
  4. Modeling PES (Payments for Ecosystem Services) using product bundles (water conservation, biodiversity and soil carbon sequestration) to prevent deforestation in tropical montane cloud forests (TMCFs) and meet the socioeconomic needs of their farmers in Latin America
  5. Improving degraded soils – an interdisciplinary assessment of the factors and mitigation possibilities for impoverished peoples of the dry lands in Chile
  6. Developing Food value chains for Small and medium Scale Cassava Farmers in Ghana
  7. The potential economic and nutritional impact of indigenous fresh fruits and vegetable production and consumption in rural communities
    Assessing sustainable fertilization strategies for Coffee producers in Central America
  8. Impact of innovation and research systems in the agricultural and food sector of the countries of the South

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must have a very good second university degree (MSc degree).
  • Applicants must be doctoral candidates from any countries other than the 28
  • EU member states and the EEA-EFTA states (Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, Lichtenstein).
  • Applicants must not be a resident nor have carried out her/his main activity (studies, work, etc.) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in one of the 28 EU member states or EEA-EFTA countries (Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, Lichtenstein).
  • Third-Country doctoral candidates, who have previously received an Erasmus Mundus Masters scholarship, can also apply.
  • Applicants must be proficient in English language
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The Agricultural Transformation by Innovation (AgTraIn) invites grant applications from doctoral candidates around the world leaving behind the 28 EU member states and EEA_EFTA states for the Erasmus Mundus Fellowships programs. Research Topics: Strategies for sustaining small-scale fisheries in Mediterranean seaReducing the impact of feedstuff transport by a better utilization of...
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