Call for Leonardo Fellowship 2019

International trade issues and economic ramifications of the African Swine Fever crisis in Europe

The six-month fellowship addresses the African Swine Fever crisis in Europe, with a completely novel multi-layer interdisciplinary approach that involves as core institutions Luiss University, the University of Florida, the Institute for Scientific Interchange and other partner institutions.

The selected candidate will be in charge of exploring the economic implications of the spread of African Swine Fever to the industrial compartment in selected pilot European countries, possibly including projections of the potential costs of delays to the implementation of control measures.

The submission requires at least a three-year Bachelor’s degree and a two-year Master’s degree or equivalent, granting access to a PhD program, in the area of International Trade, Agricultural Sciences, Veterinary Studies, Global Governance, Development Studies.
Knowledge of the food supply chain or previous working experience in this field is highly appreciated, as for as excellent oral and written communication skills in English are a prerequisite.

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