The Canada-South Africa Research Chairs Initiative includes a bilateral component to provide funding for mobility and to "seed" research collaborations between chairs in the two participating countries.
The Science Granting Councils Initiative in sub-Saharan Africa aims to strengthen the capacities of science granting councils in sub-Saharan Africa to support research and evidence-based policies that contribute to economic and social development.
This multinational study analyzes the career decisions and research performance of young scientists in higher education, government, parastatal (organizations whose activities serve the state), and industrial research and development (R&D) sectors across Africa.
The Canada-Africa Research Exchange Grants Phase II (or CAREG II) will support more than 20 short-term faculty research exchanges between Canadian and African universities and research institutes during 2013-2015.
This grant will help the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University (Ottawa) publish three volumes of Canada Among Nations (CAN), described as the country's best "publication of record" on Canadian international relations.
The economic crises experienced by African countries since the end of the 1970s, as well as the ensuing structural adjustment programs, have relegated scientific research and technological innovation to the bottom of the list of national and continental priorities.