ACINAR (Academy for International Agricultural Research) commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), is being carried out by
ATSAF e.V. on behalf of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. In cooperation with professors from German universities and CGIAR++ centers, ATSAF e.V. has established the ATSAF Academy via the ACINAR-project.
The aim of the
ATSAF Academy is to involve PhD and MSc students from German universities and from universities of OECD-DAC Partner countries in CGIAR++ research projects and in this way strengthen the links between German universities and international, development-oriented agricultural research.
The ATSAF Academy offers a scientific support program for its scholars in the form of courses and seminars.
Currently, the ATSAF Academy offers two scholarship programs:PhD Research Scholarship MSc Career Exploration Scholarship (JST - Junior Scientists Tandems)