Application Deadline: 16 February 2020. The goal is to foster application- oriented research results by enhancing knowledge exchange between postdoctoral fellows in Africa and experienced alumni of German funding initiatives.


What can be funded?

ClimapAfrica supports research on climate change, its impacts and possible counter actions. It should be possible to assign the postdoctoral research project to one of the following research areas: Agriculture, (Adapted) Land Use, Biodiversity, Food security, Marine Science, Human Security, Economics, Education, Energy, Informatics, Water security, Woodland and forest sustainability. If you are not sure if your research field is fitting, do not hesitate to contact


Who can apply?


  • must be nationals of an African Country.
  • should be willing to contribute to the initiation and the coordination of alumni working groups.
  • should be willing to realize their project at a host institution in western or southern Africa.


Duration of the funding

The fellowship awards are tenable for a period of 12 to 24 months.
This fellowship period begins in July 2020. Please take this date as your starting date for your application.


Application an requirements:

Find more informatioin on the program here:


Application Deadline: 16 Feburary 2020



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