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Information on projects funded by SGCI coming soon!

Information on projects funded by SGCI coming soon!

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Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de I’Innovation (Senegal)

The Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (MESRI) of Senegal develops and implements national policies in higher education, research and innovation, aimed at promoting scientific and technology of the country.

Ugandan research data points to stubborn gender gap

Uganda’s latest research output figures highlight need to close gender gap 1. Inequalities evident in pay gaps between men and women 2. In Uganda, less than a third of researchers are women 3. Lack of legislation is helping maintain gender inequality [KAMPALA] Uganda has a smaller proportion of women researchers than the global average, according…

The NRF hosts a Learning Visit of the Science Granting Councils Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa

The National Research Foundation (NRF) is hosting its sister agencies from Botswana, Burkina Faso, Kenya, Mozambique, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Cote D’Ivoire and Tanzania for a learning visit during 13 – 14 February 2023. The visit provides the opportunity to cross-share experiences to design and monitor research programmes and how these fit within broader monitoring, evaluation…

Africa’s science-granting councils are failing women

Equality-promoting funding policies “still in their infancy”, review finds Many national bodies disbursing African research funding grants are failing to address gender imbalances in their support, a review paper has found. The paper, published in April in the journal Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics, assessed gender policies and practices across 15 African science-granting councils.…

SGCI and GRC hold the 2021 Annual Meeting of African Science Granting Councils

The SGCI and the Global Research Council (GRC) virtually convened the 2021 Annual Meetings of African Science Granting Councils on 16 – 18 November 2021. The SGCI Annual Forum and Masterclass on the theme Public Engagement in Research and Innovation brought together 172 participants from 30 countries representing a broad range of stakeholders including representatives from…