The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Agriculture, Trade and Barbuda Affairs
(FAATBA), in collaboration with the Department of Environment (DOE), has
received approval through the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to
participate in a regional project entitled, “Caribbean Small Island Developing
States (SIDS) Multicountry Soil Management Initiative for Integrated
Landscape Restoration and Sustainable Food Systems: Phase 1
(CSIDS_SOILCARE Phase 1).”
Partnership Initiative for Sustainable Land Management (PISLM) for
Caribbean small island developing states (CSIDS) has partnered with the
University of the West Indies (UWI) to offer five regional
scholarships to academics in the Masters and Doctoral spheres
within the eight participating countries of the regional project. The
project is being funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and is
executed in collaboration with the Food and Agricultural Organization of the
United Nations (FAO) and the University of the West Indies (UWI St.
Augustine). This scholarship is geared towards encouraging practical research
in the areas of focus under the project including, soil science, agronomy,
nutrition, integrated land management, and other related fields within the
realms of agriculture, food security, and land management.
All academics are encouraged to visit the website at https://pislmsids.org/ to
access the application form. The deadline for application has been extended to
July 31 st, 2023, at 11:59 pm AST.