Strengthening Higher Education Stakeholder Relations in Africa


The program is now closed.


This project built stronger alliances between African universities and community groups, industry and other higher education partners. It focused on three key components:

Component 1 – Strategic planning partnerships

African universities in partnership with Canadian universities strengthened their strategic plans for improved outreach to external stakeholders.

Strategic planning partnership competition:

Component 2 – Case study partnerships

African universities in partnership with Canadian universities produced case studies of successful African university-industry linkages.

Case study partnerships’ first competition:

Component 3 – Stakeholder relations

Association of African Universities will work in partnership with the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada strengthened its ability to support its member universities’ external stakeholder relations and to strengthen its own external stakeholder relations.