The Development Research Up-take in Sub-Saharan Africa is committed to strengthening research uptake capacity and participation in the international development research system in 24 sub-Saharan universities across 12 countries. The goal is to improve accessibility and utilization of locally relevant research evidence to inform national and global dev't policy and practice. DRUSSA also works towards strengthening the capacity of policy makers in Uganda and Ghana to use research evidence.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
AU Research Grant Open Call for Proposals
The African Union Research Grants programme
is financed through the Financing Agreement between the European Commission and
the African Union Commission DCI-PANAF/2015/307-078) under
the Pan-African Programme (PanAf), based on Regulation (EU) No 233/2014
establishing a financing instrument for development cooperation (DCI) for the
The programme is
an innovative way to deploy and to improve science and technology
research so that it contributes to Africa’s poverty reduction, economic growth
and social development efforts.
The programme responds to the
implementation of Africa’s
Science Technology and Innovation Strategy -2024 (STISA-2024) priority
one and the EU-Africa Research and Innovation
Partnership focusing on Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture
Guideline for the Grant Applicants, developed by the Department of Human
Resources, Science and Technology, will facilitate and assist prospective
applicants to complete the Grant Application Form in order to access the
research grants. Applicants are requested to read this document carefully.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS 18/06/2016@5GMT+3
Call documents can be downloaded from the