Sam Moyo African Institute for Agrarian Studies Training Institute (ASTI) 2017 for Young researchers (Fully Funded to Harare, Zimbabwe)

Application Deadline: 30 June 2017.

The Sam Moyo African Institute for Agrarian Studies (SMAIAS), in a joint effort with the Agrarian South Network welcomes applications from post-graduate understudies and social development activists from the Global South to take an interest in the 2017 First Edition of the Agrarian Studies Training Institute (ASTI).

The ASTI will go by as a scholarly workshop titled: “Sustainable Development Goals and Agrarian Transformations in the Global South: Trends and Opportunities” which will be co-composed by SMAIAS and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in this way, fruitful hopefuls will go to both trainings as a component of the month long program.

Both the workshop and the ASTI will offer an extraordinary open door for universal scholastic trade of a high academic standard for both staff and understudies. They will produce new learning in view of shared encounters among analysts in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, and advance the working of systems administration limit among youthful researchers and activists in the Global South.

Dates and scene of the Institute

The whole program which incorporates both the Academic Workshop and the Institute will keep going for 1 month and will happen in Harare from the 23rd of October until seventeenth November 2017.


Youthful researchers inhabitant in nations from the Global South seeking after Doctoral degrees or as of late finished a Masters degree and wanting to select for a PhD are firmly urged to apply.

Social development activists who have a Masters capability and are occupied with agrarian strategy advocacy and promotion are additionally urged to apply.

Inclination will however be given to activists who are wanting to enlist for a PhD degree. In spite of the fact that understudies will be requested to compose an exposition in the dialect of their comprehension (i.e. English, French and Portuguese), they are required to have a working information of English.


Fruitful hopefuls will be completely subsidized by SMAIAS, including an arrival air ticket from home nation and sustenance and convenience costs amid their stay in Harare.


Applications ought to be sent through email and routed to: and

Enquiries about the course ought to likewise be sent to similar locations.

The due date for the receipt of applications is 30 June 2017.

Fruitful applicants will be advised by 15 July 2017.


an) A one-page letter of inspiration demonstrating their enthusiasm to take part at the Institute and detail how they will profit by the engagements.

b) A Curriculum Vitae finished with names of expert and individual officials (managers included) of the forthcoming members, teach being dealt with, and rundown of progressing exploration exercises.

c) A confirmed duplicate of the most astounding college degree acquired by the candidate.

d) A confirmed duplicate of legitimate travel permit (no less than six months before the beginning of the course).

e) A letter from the candidate’s establishment supporting his/her candidature.

f) An example of a paper, article or theory part authored by the candidate.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Agrarian Studies Training Institute (ASTI)

For more enquiries about admissions into universities abroad, send an email to or call +2348125835476

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