In 2014 the Orskov Foundation received a total of 38 applications from students for funds to support training linked to their postgraduate degrees.  The following applications were funded:

Birhan Asmame Miheretu from the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia received £1,990 to undertake training in GIS and Remote sensing at Wollo University in Ethiopia.  The objectives of the training will provide knowledge and skills to analyze land use / land cover dynamics and the rate of soil loss in the Galana Watershed, Northern Highlands of Ethiopia.   This is to support a PhD in GIS and remote sensing.

Bridget Obhagiagie Aito Bobadoye from the College of Biological and Physical Sciences, University of Nairobi in Kenya received £2,000 to undertake training to support a PhD on Enhancing habitat connectivity for biodiversity conservation of insect pollinators at the Taita Research Station of University of Helsinki, Wundanyi, Kenya.  The objectives of the training were to assess pollinator biodiversity within Taita hills; to apply land use change data/models and remote sensing techniques to evaluate how land degradation and landscape variability affects species composition in different forest habitats; to apply collected geographic database information of land use and land cover change to pollinator biodiversity studies within Taita hills.

Nchu Innocent Ngiehnu from the University of Dschang in Cameroon received £1,995 to undertake training in Land Information Management Systems (LIMS) at the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) Nairobi, Kenya. The training will support a Master of Science Degree project in Geography with specialization in: Planning, Environment and Development entitled“Women’s access to, and control over agricultural land and natural capital: Implications on food security and adaptation to climate change in Cameroon“

Fru Delvis Ngang from the Pan African Institute for Development-West Africa in Buea, Cameroon received £2,077 for training in Climate change vulnerability, impacts and adaptation analyses using Participatory GIS and Remote Sensing at the Center for Applied Research and Development Cameroon.  The training will support a Master of Science Degree in Environment, Agriculture and Development.