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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Joint Call for Research Proposals by the Programme d'Appui Stratégique à la Recherche Scientifique (PASRES), Cote d’Ivoire and the Uganda Council for Science and Technology (UNCST) has gone out.https://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/Joint-Call-for-Research-Proposals-by-the-Programme-d'Appui-Stratégique-à-la-Recherche-Scientifique-(PASRES),-Cote-d’Ivoire-.aspxJoint Call for Research Proposals by the Programme d'Appui Stratégique à la Recherche Scientifique (PASRES), Cote d’Ivoire and the Uganda Council for Science and Technology (UNCST) has gone out.<p>​This is to communicate that the Joint Call for Research Proposals by the Programme d'Appui Stratégique à la Recherche Scientifique (PASRES), Cote d'Ivoire and the Uganda Council for Science and Technology (UNCST) has gone out.  <br></p>2018-10-04 10:08:56 AMGP0|#a2c8e12d-e308-4650-ad2a-61486f8f1bbc;L0|#0a2c8e12d-e308-4650-ad2a-61486f8f1bbc|Annual Meetings;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GPP|#2fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c;GP0|#26b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7;L0|#026b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7|Research management;GPP|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e
Towards Effective Public-Private Partnerships in Research and Innovation: A Perspective for African Science Granting Councilshttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/Towards-Effective-Public-Private-Partnerships.aspxTowards Effective Public-Private Partnerships in Research and Innovation: A Perspective for African Science Granting Councils<p>​We are now pleased to share with you the policy brief from the 2017 masterclass Paper, "<strong><em>Towards Effective Public-Private Partnerships in Research and Innovation: A Perspective for African Science Granting Councils."</em></strong><br></p>2018-10-02 10:35:32 AMGP0|#b419a699-d4cb-4d83-8ed5-2fbf3a3662ba;L0|#0b419a699-d4cb-4d83-8ed5-2fbf3a3662ba|Partnerships and private sector engagement;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GPP|#5cd65b2a-7cee-4bce-887f-7b43bf03d2d4;GP0|#39aae3d7-fd0f-455d-8147-72359d2d76e8;L0|#039aae3d7-fd0f-455d-8147-72359d2d76e8|Use of STI indicators;GPP|#c1c6ae87-b685-4471-9238-9803906e5edc;GP0|#26b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7;L0|#026b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7|Research management;GPP|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e;GP0|#a2c8e12d-e308-4650-ad2a-61486f8f1bbc;L0|#0a2c8e12d-e308-4650-ad2a-61486f8f1bbc|Annual Meetings;GPP|#2fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c;GP0|#2fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c;L0|#02fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c|ATPS
INGSA Opportunity - Legislative Science Advice Research Projecthttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/INGSA-Opportunity.aspxINGSA Opportunity - Legislative Science Advice Research Project<p>​<span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:200%;font-family:helvetica, sans-serif;color:#202020;">We are reaching out to the members of this listerv because of your expertise in governmental science advice. <strong><span style="font-weight:normal;">We are conducting a study, funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation, to collaboratively create an international research agenda for legislative science advice</span></strong>, using a two-step process of expert consultation. The results will be discussed at INGSA’s parliamentary science advice workshop on Nov. 8<sup>th</sup><span class="apple-converted-space"> </span>in Tokyo.</span><br></p>2018-09-18 08:33:09 AMGP0|#26b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7;L0|#026b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7|Research management;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GPP|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e
Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) in Sub-Saharan Africa 2018 Learning Visithttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/2018-learning-visit.aspxScience Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) in Sub-Saharan Africa 2018 Learning Visit<p>​The National Research Foundation (NRF) will be hosting the Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) learning visits from the 17<sup>th</sup> September to 21<sup>st</sup> September. During this first of its kind event, twenty-nine (29) delegates from twelve (12) Science Granting Councils will be attending. The delegates, and respective SCG's are representative from the continent of Africa. Countries include Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.<br></p>2018-09-17 08:13:36 AMGP0|#b419a699-d4cb-4d83-8ed5-2fbf3a3662ba;L0|#0b419a699-d4cb-4d83-8ed5-2fbf3a3662ba|Partnerships and private sector engagement;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GPP|#5cd65b2a-7cee-4bce-887f-7b43bf03d2d4;GP0|#39aae3d7-fd0f-455d-8147-72359d2d76e8;L0|#039aae3d7-fd0f-455d-8147-72359d2d76e8|Use of STI indicators;GPP|#c1c6ae87-b685-4471-9238-9803906e5edc;GP0|#26b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7;L0|#026b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7|Research management;GPP|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e;GP0|#a2c8e12d-e308-4650-ad2a-61486f8f1bbc;L0|#0a2c8e12d-e308-4650-ad2a-61486f8f1bbc|Annual Meetings;GPP|#2fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c

 

 

 

 

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