February 7, 2020   •   News

Four interesting PhD opportunities with the CASSECS project in Francophone Sahel

The Pastoralism and Drylands in West Africa (PPZS) are offering four Internship/Thesis opportunities based in Senegal.


Please click on the titles below to read more:

  1. Impact of management practices and water regime on the herbaceous dynamics of a Sahelian ecosystem: case of Dahra Djoloff 
  2. Evaluation of the contribution of different woody species to carbon storage 
  3. Mapping of crop production and calculation of the fodder balance from Earth Observation data in Senegal’s pastoral ecosystems
  4. Spatialized modeling and neural networks for the analysis of the dynamics of herd mobility in the Sahel


  • You must be from one of the member countries of CILSS – Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania, Senegal, Togo, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Chad and Cape Verde.
  • You must have a master’s degree in the relevant area.
  • You must have a very good level in French (written and oral).

Applications close between 15 – 28 February 2020 (11:59 p.m. GMT)