Canada-Africa Research Exchange Grants Phase II

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. These exchanges will address one or more of IDRC's core program area priorities. The main objectives will be to: - develop or strengthen action-oriented research and training collaborations; - improve the knowledge of African and Canadian academics; and, - increase mutual familiarity with African and Canadian research, training, and funding options. The project builds on a successful pilot phase which led to practical scientific findings, policy-relevant analyses, new university courses, and a good basis for further collaboration. CAREG II responds to Canadian and African researchers' interest in opportunities to develop closer working relations. It will contribute to IDRC's long-term commitment to the development of research capacity in African organizations. The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada will manage the project with the assistance of a steering committee. IDRC will be represented on the committee.

Project ID

107106

Project status

Completed

End Date

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Duration

36 months

IDRC Officer

Luc Mougeot

Total funding

CA$ 1,000,000

Countries

North of Sahara, South of Sahara

Program

Foundations for Innovation

Project Leader

Philip Landon

Institution

Universities Canada/Universités Canada

Institution Country

Canada

Institution Website

http://www.univcan.ca