2016 ASSET Report
Agricultural Scientist Support & Exchange Team (ASSET) aims to increase effectiveness of agricultural scientists in the United Kingdom as well as Sub-Saharan Africa by forming lasting collaborative links between the two areas. The programme pairs students from the UK and Sub-Saharan Africa by assessing areas of study and identifying students with similar interests. Both students are then encouraged and supported in professional development of scientific writing through a peer-based network centred on peer-review exchange.
Build agricultural development capacity by increasing early career scientist effectiveness through international feedback exchange, coaching, and leadership training.
- Leadership and management skills improved
- Written productivity increased
- Feedback skills improved
- Productive international peer relationships established
- African Agricultural Development potential increased
Professional development of agricultural scientists in UK and SSA through leadership training and the formation of a peer-review exchange network.
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