The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is funded by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
(GIZ) as commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to organize support measures for the “Network of Excellence for Land Governance in Africa (NELGA)”.
NELGA is a partnership of over 70 leading African universities and research institutions with proven leadership in education,
training and research on land governance.
The objectives of NELGA are:
DAAD is offering research fellowships for research stays or field studies in Central Africa
Applicants must have a background in land governance/ land management or a related field (e.g. land administration, land
economics, urban and regional planning, geomatics).
Applications must cover the following key areas:
? Land conflict prevention
? Land conflict analysis
? Land conflict resolution
Special consideration will be given to proposals that address topics that support NELGA’sresearch initiative on “Sustainable
Management of Cross-Border Agropastoralist Conflicts in Central Africa”. A factsheet on the research initiative accompanies this announcement
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The fellowship consists of:
The fellowship does not cover living expenses. One month after the end of the fellowship the fellow must provide a detailed report on the implementation of the research and its findings. The fellowship is not renewable. Funding is only eligible once per year, per topic and per educational stage.
We invite staff members, students and young researchers of NELGA partner institutions with a background in land governance or a related field to apply for funding for NELGA research fellowships.
Female applicants and candidates from less privileged regions or groups are especially encouraged to apply.
The fellowships are tenable in the field, at a state or state-recognized institution of higher education or a non-university research institute in Central Africa. The fellowship does not provide financial support to research at the applicant’s home institution.
Applicants will be required to:
For more details, visit DAAD website.