Four postgraduate students received funding in 2021.
Akot Makuach from South Sudan received Ørskov funding for training to complement his studies on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and Design Thinking. The funding covers a mix of online course fees and equipment to enable Akot to access the training. The training is to be delivered by the University of Namibia.
Nyangabo Musika from Tanzania received Ørskov funding for training to complement her studies on the protection of the wild honey bee to improve rural livelihoods and conserve biodiversity. The training will take place at the Olmotonyi Forestry Training Institute (FTI) and funding covers tuition fees, travel and accommodation within Tanzania. Note Nyangabo was one of the 2019/20 high scoring students invited to apply for funding again in the 2020/21 round.
Rose Samson, also from Tanzania, received Ørskov funding for training to enhance her knowledge of Sustainable honeybee keeping. This training will be undertaken at Department of Animal and Wildlife Sciences, Midlands State University, Zimbabwe via online learning. The funding covers the purchase of technology to access the training course, the course fee as well as a smaller amount towards travel to local fieldwork sites.
Susan Ashu from Nigeria received Ørskov funding to enable him to attend online training on Essentials of Spatial Ecology: GIS Analysis in R, QGIS, and Google Earth Engine at the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation, Virginia, USA. The grant covers course fees and the purchase of technology to access the online learning.