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IICA Research and Internship Assistance Program 2014

The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) Research and Internship Assistance Program is now open for applications.The objective of the Research and Internship Assistance Program is to provide an avenue for joint research projects and sharing of experiences between Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean, all towards improving agriculture and allied industries in the Americas.  The program provides grants and support to individuals working in agriculture in Canada and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).  The program is divided into two components: 
  • Research Projects
  • Agriculture Internships
The program is open to individuals in Canada and other IICA Member countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) from the public and private sectors working in agricultural sciences, farming, and agribusiness. Projects to be undertaken during the internship must relate to one or more of IICA’s Technical Concentration Programs for 2011-2014.  The application is now available electronically. To access the application please click here.  The application must also be accompanied by personalized letters of support from both a home and host/counterpart institution.  Incomplete application will not be assessed.  Application must be completed by 15 November, 2013. Proposals will be reviewed for relevance, potential impact, and the potential for a continued relationship.   For more information on the program please review the electronic brochure available by clicking here .If you would like to receive updates on IICA Canada’s Research and Internship Assistance Program, please contact us at 613-230-1044 or email your request to iica.ca@iica.int.
Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture