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Mitigating the effects of the pandemic through a rights-based approach
Date: 23 September – October 11 2013; Venue: Wageningen, The Netherlands
-NFP Fellowships available – apply before 05February 2013 -
Although the world is making progress in addressing the devastating effects of HIV/AIDS, there are still 33.3 million people affected by it. In most countries, the response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic has mainly come from the health sector. However, solutions to mitigate the effects have to be sought in the combination of health and agriculture. Read more
Interested candidates can apply at the website of Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen UR for admission to the training. Click here to apply.
A limited number of fellowships is available from Nuffic - the Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP) for nationals of certain countries. In order to apply for such a NFP fellowship, you have to register through theNuffic Scholarship Online (SOL) system. Applications for NFP fellowships should be submitted before 05 February 2013. SOL opens on December 01. You will be informed by Nuffic whether your application has been accepted. More information on the NFP fellowships.
Please note that for a valid NPF fellowship application you need to register directly at CDI as well as at Nuffic (SOL). Your fellowship application will not be taken into account if you register with only one of these two institutions.
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Course coordinator: Fannie de Boer
Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) Wageningen UR P.O. Box 88, 6700 AB Wageningen, The Netherlands E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org