Knowledge for Development

MSc Scholarship in Rice Post-Harvest Processing and Value Addition


Date: 21/06/2012


Deadline: 30 June 2012

The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) made a contribution to the Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) to implement a 5-year project, which aims to increase food security and improve the local livelihoods of rice producers and entrepreneurs in West and Eastern Africa by enhancing harvest and post-harvest rice processing technologies, increasing the quality and marketability of local rice and rice-based products. Candidates from Cameroon, The Gambia, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Uganda will be given preference, although candidates from other AfricaRice member countries will also be considered.