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Call for proposals to strengthen the use of data and evidence in policy and decision-making by Africa’s Science Granting Councils

Closed
Call for
Proposals
Deadline
Programs
Education and Science
Duration
Approximately 34 months
Topic(s)
Development
Governance
Social Policy
Science and Technology
Countries
South of Sahara
Western Sahara
Funded by
UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation and IDRC
Budget
The budget available for this project is approximately CAD$1,350,000 (all inclusive) for approximately 34 months.
Point of contact
SGCSSA@idrc.ca
Type
Grant
Status
Closed
Scope

The aim of this work is to further strengthen the capacity of science granting councils to use data and evidence in policy and decision-making and to enhance their roles as science, technology and innovation policy champions both nationally and regionally. The project will also provide monitoring, evaluation, and learning support to the SGCI. 

Eligibility

The Science Granting Councils Initiative in sub-Saharan Africa (SGCI) invites project proposals from organizations (including think tanks, institutes, universities and agencies) with proven experience and track records to strengthen the use of data and evidence in policy and decision-making by Africa’s science granting councils.