Call for Applications: NELGA 2019 course on land and gender – Accra,Ghana (Funded)

Prazo de inscrição: 30 de Junho de 2019

The Network of Excellence for Land Governance in Africa (NELGA) is a partnership of leading African universities and research institutions with proven leadership in education, training and research on land governance.

NELGA invites its partner institutions’ staff members or students with a background in land governance or gender studies to apply for funding for research fellowships on Land and Gender.


Os candidatos devem:

  • have completed at least a first university degree (undergraduate) at a state or state-recognized institution of higher education;
  • return to their studies at the end of the fellowship;
  • be nationals of an African country;
  • be granted leave of absence by their home institution for the purpose of conducting a field study.

Candidatos do sexo feminino e candidatos de regiões ou grupos menos privilegiados são especialmente incentivados a participar do programa.

Eligible research fields

Research proposals are eligible for funding if they are conducted in the area of land governance or other related fields. The following cross-cutting issues will be given special consideration:

  • Women’s legal land rights and law enforcement mechanisms
  • Access to land resources and land titles (de jure and de facto)
  • Women’s role in land tenure governance and land reform – i.e. their participation in decision-making bodies and community governance
  • Property rights within marriage and on inheritance
ellowship details

The fellowship can be granted for field research conducted in any NELGA partner university or research institute. It covers a research period from one month to a maximum of three months. The grant is non-renewable. The fellowship does not provide financial support to research at the applicant’s host institution.

A irmandade consiste em:

  • A flat-rate travel allowance: EUR 280 for in-country, EUR 430 for neighbouring countries, EUR 630 for in-region, EUR 980 for out of region;
  • A monthly research/study allowance of EUR 460.

The fellowship does not cover living expenses. It can only be awarded once per year.

Como aplicar

Os candidatos serão obrigados a:


Applications for the NELGA research fellowships may be submitted throughout the year. For this specialised call we invite you to apply before 30 de Junho de 2019. The fellowship cannot start earlier than 3 months after the application.

Para maiores informações:

Visit the Official Webpage of the NELGA 2019 course on land and gender


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