AWARD host institutions include international research centers with global public missions, universities, and private, for-profit research institutes. Click here to see the organizations that have partnered with AWARD to provide fellows with advanced science training.
AWARD is a US$17 million, five-year project with plans to expand to a second phase starting 2012. It is supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the United States Agency for International Development, the Agropolis Fondation, and the United States Department of State. The CGIAR also contributes through indirect support.
AWARD partners with more than 200 organizations and universities, including many national institutes of agricultural research.
We are grateful for the many national, regional, and international research institutions, and other organizations, which have provided in-kind support.
Nearly 50 percent of AWARD’s Mentors are African men in senior positions. They play a key role in influencing organizational culture about the important role of African women scientists. Many mentors report that they are becoming better leaders as a result of experience gained through AWARD.