New West African Masters Programme on Risk Management and Food Security at IRDR ICoE Member University

University Gaston Berger at Saint-Louis, Senegal, which has already been selected as home to one of the World Bank’s African Centres of Excellence, has announced the launch of a new French-language Masters Programme in Risk Prevention and Food Security (Master Prévention et Gestion des Risques liés à la Sécurité Alimentaire, PGRSA), which will be carried out by their “UFR des Sciences Agronomiques de l’Aquaculture et des Technologies Alimentaires (UFR S2ATA)” starting in the academic year 2014/2015.

The programme is part of the Periperi U (Partners Enhancing Resilience to People Exposed to Risks) programme, which has recently been admitted as International Centre of Excellence into the IRDR Programme.

The Masters Programme is a French-speaking 4-semester course and part of the widely-accepted LMD system, eligilibity conditions and selection procedures are reported here in this link:

To know more: Masters Programme in Risk Prevention and Food Security

Deadline for applications is 31 January 2015, 12:00.