Strengthening the research management capacity of Africa’s science granting councils

Supporting councils to strengthen their capacities in research management in a number of key areas, such as: research and grant-making systems and procedures and
principles of scientific merit review. The objectives are:
  • To understand the current capacity and capacity development needs of the participating SGCs
  • To strengthen sustainable research management capacity of SGCs through professional development and training
  • To strengthen sustainable research management capacity of participating SGCs through ​​collaborative platforms
  • To support benchmarking of participating SGCs through an online benchmarking tool 
 

​​​​Technical expertise in implementing activities associated with this theme is provided by: 

Central African Research and Innovation Management Association
West African Research and Innovation Management Association
East African Research and Innovation Management Association
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NRF hosts a stakeholder engagement workshop and SGCI annual regional meetinghttp://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/NRF-hosts-a-stakeholder-engagement.aspxNRF hosts a stakeholder engagement workshop and SGCI annual regional meeting<p>During 3-7 July 2017, the NRF hosted over 100 representatives of science granting councils, universities, embassies and science ministries from 18 African countries...</p>2017-07-25 09:48:33 AMGP0|#5cd65b2a-7cee-4bce-887f-7b43bf03d2d4;L0|#05cd65b2a-7cee-4bce-887f-7b43bf03d2d4|ACTS;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GP0|#b419a699-d4cb-4d83-8ed5-2fbf3a3662ba;L0|#0b419a699-d4cb-4d83-8ed5-2fbf3a3662ba|Partnerships and private sector engagement;GPP|#5cd65b2a-7cee-4bce-887f-7b43bf03d2d4;GP0|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e;L0|#0666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e|SARIMA;GP0|#26b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7;L0|#026b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7|Research management;GPP|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e;GP0|#2fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c;L0|#02fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c|ATPS;GP0|#a2c8e12d-e308-4650-ad2a-61486f8f1bbc;L0|#0a2c8e12d-e308-4650-ad2a-61486f8f1bbc|Annual Meetings;GPP|#2fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c
A focus on system wide research management support for SARIMA’s Ethiopia in-country traininghttp://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/A-focus-on-system-wide-research.aspxA focus on system wide research management support for SARIMA’s Ethiopia in-country training<p>​SARIMA’s 5-day in-country training for the Ministry of Science and Technology of Ethiopia (MoST) was concluded on 7 April 2017 ...</p>2017-07-25 09:40:07 AMGP0|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e;L0|#0666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e|SARIMA;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GP0|#26b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7;L0|#026b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7|Research management;GPP|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e
NEPAD and SARIMA hold joint in-country training workshop in Ghanahttp://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/NEPAD-and-SARIMA.aspxNEPAD and SARIMA hold joint in-country training workshop in Ghana<p>​The joint NEPAD-SARIMA workshop for the Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Directorate of the Ghanaian Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation...</p>2017-07-25 09:35:37 AMGP0|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e;L0|#0666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e|SARIMA;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GP0|#26b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7;L0|#026b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7|Research management;GPP|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e;GP0|#c1c6ae87-b685-4471-9238-9803906e5edc;L0|#0c1c6ae87-b685-4471-9238-9803906e5edc|NEPAD;GP0|#39aae3d7-fd0f-455d-8147-72359d2d76e8;L0|#039aae3d7-fd0f-455d-8147-72359d2d76e8|Use of STI indicators;GPP|#c1c6ae87-b685-4471-9238-9803906e5edc
A Focus on 'Investing in research excellence' at the 2016 SGCI Annual Forumhttp://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/A-Focus-on-Investing-in-research-excellence.aspxA Focus on 'Investing in research excellence' at the 2016 SGCI Annual Forum<p>​During 23–25 November 2016, the SGCI Annual Forum and Global Research Council (GRC) Africa Regional Meeting were hosted by Fundo Nacional De Investigacao, Mozambique...</p>2017-07-25 09:30:59 AMGP0|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e;L0|#0666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e|SARIMA;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GP0|#26b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7;L0|#026b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7|Research management;GPP|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e;GP0|#2fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c;L0|#02fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c|ATPS;GP0|#a2c8e12d-e308-4650-ad2a-61486f8f1bbc;L0|#0a2c8e12d-e308-4650-ad2a-61486f8f1bbc|Annual Meetings;GPP|#2fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c;GP0|#5cd65b2a-7cee-4bce-887f-7b43bf03d2d4;L0|#05cd65b2a-7cee-4bce-887f-7b43bf03d2d4|ACTS;GP0|#b419a699-d4cb-4d83-8ed5-2fbf3a3662ba;L0|#0b419a699-d4cb-4d83-8ed5-2fbf3a3662ba|Partnerships and private sector engagement;GPP|#5cd65b2a-7cee-4bce-887f-7b43bf03d2d4

 

 

Building sustainable research management in science granting councils in sub-Saharan Africa: capacity building needs assessment surveyhttp://sgciafrica.org/en-za/resources/Resources/Resource 2a.pdfGP0|#03be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e;L0|#003be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e|Report;GTSet|#05b0ce45-fffe-4b66-bd33-38d958b5ee62Building sustainable research management in science granting councils in sub-Saharan Africa: capacity building needs assessment surveyCentre for Research on Evaluation, Science & Technology, Stellenbosch University, 2016<p>​The report provides the results of a needs assessment survey conducted to understand the needs and capacities of science granting councils in research management. The report is available in English, <a href="/en-za/resources/Resources/Resource%202b.PDF" target="_blank">French</a> and <a href="/en-za/resources/Resources/Resource%202c.PDF" target="_blank">Portuguese​</a>.<br></p>GP0|#03be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e;L0|#003be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e|Report;GTSet|#05b0ce45-fffe-4b66-bd33-38d958b5ee62GP0|#523eafba-c5db-435f-94f2-fd862a3812b0;L0|#0523eafba-c5db-435f-94f2-fd862a3812b0|English;GTSet|#5c7f15a7-dcd4-4b83-9d63-5ad1425282c6;GP0|#8b66547b-bb59-4a66-a328-028d68bf1807;L0|#08b66547b-bb59-4a66-a328-028d68bf1807|French;GP0|#7a7cfbc9-75d2-4816-9de4-26ba97ca2ec7;L0|#07a7cfbc9-75d2-4816-9de4-26ba97ca2ec7|Portuguesehttp://sgciafrica.org/en-za/resources/Resources/Resource 2a.pdf
Science Granting Councils in Sub-Saharan Africahttp://sgciafrica.org/en-za/resources/Resources/Resource 3.pdfGP0|#03be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e;L0|#003be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e|Report;GTSet|#05b0ce45-fffe-4b66-bd33-38d958b5ee62Science Granting Councils in Sub-Saharan AfricaCentre for Research on Evaluation, Science & Technology, Stellenbosch University, 2014<p>​This report contains the findings of a study, commissioned by the IDRC in December 2012, on the strategic priorities, objectives and practices of science granting councils in seventeen countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.</p>GP0|#03be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e;L0|#003be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e|Report;GTSet|#05b0ce45-fffe-4b66-bd33-38d958b5ee62GP0|#523eafba-c5db-435f-94f2-fd862a3812b0;L0|#0523eafba-c5db-435f-94f2-fd862a3812b0|English;GTSet|#5c7f15a7-dcd4-4b83-9d63-5ad1425282c6http://sgciafrica.org/en-za/resources/Resources/Resource 3.pdf

 

 

On-site training in research and grants managementhttp://sgciafrica.org/en-za/events/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=192017-10-02 12:00:00 AMOn-site training in research and grants management<p>​In-country training intervention including practical simulations to strengthen the research management capacity of SGCs​</p>2017-10-06T23:59:00Z
Gender Summithttp://sgciafrica.org/en-za/events/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=82017-11-06 12:00:00 AMGender Summit<p>​Theme: Embracing pluralism and thriving through diversity</p><p><a href="http://gender-summit.com/gs11-about" target="_blank">http://gender-summit.com/gs11-about​</a></p>2017-11-08T23:59:00Z
Science forumhttp://sgciafrica.org/en-za/events/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=102017-12-07 12:00:00 AMScience forum<p>Theme: Ignite conversations about science</p><p><a href="http://www.sfsa.co.za/" target="_blank">http://www.sfsa.co.za/​</a></p>2017-12-08T23:59:00Z