TWAS-AREP Young Scientists Training Program “Biodiversity towards Sustainable Food Systems in the Arab Region”

Within the framework of the Young Scientists Training Program, held to provide young scientists with needed skills to advance their career and achieve their professional goals, TWAS-AREP organizes an online workshop with the theme “Biodiversity Towards Sustainable Food Systems in the Arab Region” on 13-14 December 2022.

The workshop will address Biodiversity and Agro-Food Systems, with special emphasis on their inter-correlation with climate change. It will discuss the Agro-Foods nexus in depth, and biodiversity challenges facing Arab countries as a consequence of climate change. The workshop will also discuss the importance of education for sustainable development, the regional challenges faced in this regard by the developing countries, and how the developing countries can deploy the education and research efforts to attain the sustainable development goals.

The workshop will give young researchers under the age of 40 the opportunity to network with experts and researchers from developing counties

Eligibility Criteria: 

Applicant aged 40 or less
Master/PhD students and PhD holders in life and natural science fields.
Living/working in developing countries.
Women scientists and Refugees and/or displaced scientists living in any country are highly encouraged to apply.

 The workshop is free of charge.

 To Join: 

Fill out the application form through the link below.
Upload your CV (should not exceed 2 pages in English), and your motivation statement (should not exceed 250 words in English), including your current research and work, why you wish to join the workshop, and your expectations

regarding the workshop.


Kindly upload the CV and the motivation statement in one PDF file format.

Only Accepted applicants will be contacted via email. All sessions will be conducted in English.

Application deadline: Saturday, 3 December 2022.

For any inquiry, please contact:

Phone: +(203) 4839999          Ext: 2304

For registeration: