In 2013 the Orskov Foundation received a total of 53 applications from students for funds to support training linked to their postgraduate degrees. The following applications were funded:
Micheal Kirungi from the Department of Agribusiness and Natural Resource Economics, Makerere University in Uganda received £1,745 to undertake a 6 month course in Community Asset Mapping for change (CAMP) at the University of South Africa, UNISA
Lubega Jibril, also from Makerere University in Uganda received £2,500 to travel to the Academia Sinica inTaiwan to undertake training in candidate gene isolation and construct design for resistance against Xanthomonas and Fusarium wilts diseases in banana. This is to support a PhD in agriculture.
Ekundayo Taiye Michael from the Department of Fisheries, Modibbo Adama University of Technology in Nigeria received £2,307 to receive training in the production of diets supplemented with groundnut shell and microflora isolated from Clarias gariepinus as a probiotic. The training will take place at the National Institute for Freshwater Fisheries Research in Nigeria for 6 months, in support of an MSc in aquaculture and fisheries management.
Emmanuel Sigalla from the University of Buea in Cameroon received £2,350 for 6 months training in growth patterns and aquaculture procedures of freshwater fish at the National Aquaculture Centre in Cameroon. This is to support a PhD on Population Structure, Microbial Infections and Spawning of Commercial Fish Species from River Mungo, Cameroon.
Haji Kedir Abdulle from Hawasa University, Wondo Genet College of Forestry and Natural Resources, Wondo Genet College in Ethiopia received £1,790 for training in the Analysis of land use change and forest carbon stock from satellite image data at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia. This is to support a PhD in Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation strategies in Reducing Deforestation and Degradation in Bale Eco-region, South East Ethiopia.