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4 PhD scholarships + 1 PostDoc position on transdisiplinary research + pastoral meat value chains

Please contact Brigitte Kaufmann directly for queries (b.kaufmann@ditsl.org)Message from Brigitte Kaufmann, DITSL / University of Kassel, Germany:The University of Nairobi, the National Museums of Kenya and the German Institute for Agriculture in the Tropics and Subtropics (DITSL) are offering:
  • 4 PhD scholarships for Kenyan applicants on topics related to pastoral meat value chains
  • 1 PostDoc position (3 years, for candidates from any country) on transdisciplinary research to reduce post-harvest losses and to add value in (animal) food value chains, based at DITSL / University of Kassel, Germany, as part of the subproject "Transdisciplinary research: Stakeholder processes, knowledge integration and collaborative learning" .
The PhDs and PostDocs will take part in the GlobE (Global Food Security) project RELOAD: “Reduction of Post Harvest Losses and Value Addition in East African Food Value Chains”  funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). This collaborative project builds a research network between partners in Germany, Kenya, Ethiopia and Uganda.Deadline for application is 30 April 2013.