Canada-Africa research exchanges – CAREG


Competition is closed. 


Purpose: The Canada-Africa Research Exchange Grants program supports short-term exchanges between Canadian and African universities and research institutes that address IDRC research themes. As well as joint research activities, the program also provides some support to activities aimed at improving student training at the graduate level.

Eligibility: Applicants from Canada and the following African countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Support: Support through this program will be cost-shared on a 2:1 ratio by the program and the partner institutions, respectively. The maximum value of each grant will be $40,000 Cdn. 

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