AKLDP Launches Research Grant Program

The AKLDP launched the first round of its Research Grant Program with Ethiopian universities and research institutes at a reception in Addis Ababa on 9th June 2015. The program offers research grants in agriculture, livestock, food security and nutrition, and provides capacity-building support. The launch event in Addis Ababa was attended by the Presidents of seven universities, and the Principal Investigators of the first round of research projects. Mr. Dennis Weller, USAID Mission Director in Ethiopia, officially opened the program.

More details on the research projects can be found <here>.