IOC fellowship programme | POGO

IOC fellowship programme

IOC is pleased to announce the Fellowship Programme: “YOUNG AFRICAN LEADERS FOR ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE ONOCEAN AND COASTAL ZONES”.
 
Objectives of fellowship programme
1. Provide the opportunities for 12 young African marine scientists to be involved in  national programmes of  Adaptation to climate change on oceans and coastal zones
 
2. Engage selected fellows to address ocean and coastal adaptation to climate change of special relevance to coastal  communities in their countries.
 
Dissemination of the Information
IOC requests you to disseminate this information in your country by publishing/announcing to appropriate Ministries and Institutions, so as to give wider opportunity to the young marine scientists in your country to apply. Further, if you can yourself also identify some young talented African scientists (under 35 years of age), please feel free to contact them directly.
 
Outputs of the Fellowship Programme
The selected fellows will be able to contribute to a long-term adaptation to climate change by;
 
1. Delivering a preliminary report on areas where climate change impacts coastal zones in their countries and the national capacities (available and needed) to address these impacts.
 
2. Participating in an IOC workshop in their region to discuss proposals for funding to address capacity gaps in adaptation to climate change.
 

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