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University of Rwanda scientists investigate how digital tools could help families monitor indoor air pollution

Categories: African Host Universities, Articles, Blog, Uncategorized

Air pollution is a growing challenge for Africa, with the rapid population growth, industrial growth…

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RSIF-RCU pays a courtesy call on the Hon. Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research of the Republic of Benin

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A delegation from the Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) led by the Manager, Dr…

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RSIF PhD Scholarship Recipients for Cohort 4 announced

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RSIF is pleased to announce the award of 72 scholarships for the 4thRSIF Scholarship call….

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AGriDi Project launches third-party projects to stimulate agri-based digital innovation in West-Africa

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The kick-off meeting and capacity building workshop for third-party projects for the Accelerating inclusive green…

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An Internship at the Regional Scholarship innovation Fund: A student perspective

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By Allan Ocholla, Former RSIF Annual Conference Intern Having an internship at the Regional Scholarship…

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My Internship experience

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By Juliet Mwaura, former RSIF Research and Innovation Grants Intern (July 2021-Dec 2021) My experience…

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Icipe, Agropolis Fondation, GearBox and University of Abomey-Calavi announce 9 third-party proposals selected for funding

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The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) based in Nairobi, Kenya; Agropolis fondation…

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Meet one of RSIF’s first PhD Graduates

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Dr. Noel Gahamanyi was one of the two first RSIF Scholars to graduate with a…

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RSIF scholarly publications and publication metrics

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RSIF Scholars have made remarkable contribution to the body of knowledge by publishing their research…

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Meet RSIF’s first PhD Graduate

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Dr. Jean Nepomuscene Hakizimana, a Rwandese national who was among the 15 Cohort 1 RSIF…

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Two International Partner Institutions join Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF)

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Two more International Institutions have  joined the Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) as International…

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Benefits to RSIF Contributing Governments

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RSIF is unique in being an African government-led science fund for Africa. The program, which…

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Four African universities join Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF)

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  Four more universities have joined the Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) as African…

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RSIF Cohort lll Orientation week was a good start for my PhD Journey

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By Hellen Ngunya Mutua The eagerly awaited session since the reception of my congratulatory note…

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My dream is to mentor young scientists

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Richard Kipyegon Koech is a Kenyan RSIF Scholarship recipient pursing a PhD in Material science…

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My Communication internship experience with RSIF

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  By Yvonne Ndegwa, Former communications research intern  February-April 2021) at RSIF “…. This is…

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Thought piece on Decolonising Knowledge in Africa

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  We are pleased to share with you a Thought Leadership column by icipe Director General…

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icipe holds orientation workshop for 102 newly recruited PASET-RSIF PhD Scholars

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The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), the Regional Coordination Unit for the…

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I am on a mission to improve cowpea breeding in Africa

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The Republic of Benin in West Africa is his home country and Frejus SODEDJI, is…

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Nicknamed “Professseur” by my peers, I was inspired to pursue a PhD

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Jean Baptiste HABINSHUTI from Rwanda is a PASET-RSIF Scholar in Material Science and Engineering at…

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My knowledge and dreams are transformed into meaningful skills because of RSIF

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What it meant to get scholarship for this PhD? Jeanne Pauline Munganyinka is a PASET/RSIF…

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The RSIF Scholarship salvaged my career dreams

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Emmanuel Effah is Ghanaian by birth, male and a Ph.D. student in the Department of…

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I will contribute to the fight against infectious diseases in Africa

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Jean Nepomuscene Hakizimana is a Rwandan pursuing his Ph.D. studies in Food security and Agribusiness…

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RSIF Scholar Mabwi Humphrey desires to use his PhD to find solutions linked to food, nutrition and health

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Mabwi Humphrey’s journey to his PhD studies began with his desire to join academia as…

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Technology and education are the foundation to bettering life in society

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According to the Gender strategy of the Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF), the program…

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Building Innovative Systems and Adoption of ICTs for Agriculture in West Africa

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The Inception meeting for the project on Accelerating inclusive green growth through agri-based digital innovation…

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RSIF: An initiative on the rise

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In May 2021, the Government of Mozambique signed an agreement with icipe, for the investment…

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Supporting More Female PhD Scholars to Bridge the Gender Gap

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Women’s participation in research in Africa remains low, making up 30% of the science community….

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RSIF 10th Webinar: Potential of underutilized food resources: Insects for food, feed and other uses

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Africa, especially Sub-Saharan Africa region is highly biodiverse with large rural populations that are highly…

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Face à l’explosion de la demande continentale, les gouvernements africains tiennent leurs promesses en matière de formation avancée en sciences appliquées et en technologie

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Un total de sept gouvernements africains ont rejoint le Fonds régional pour les bourses d’études…

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African governments make good their pledges for advanced training in applied sciences and technology, as continental demand soars

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A total of seven African governments have joined the Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF),…

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IWD 2021 – Future Women Leaders. Spaces, Time and Temperature

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Susan Ojochide (Nigeria), talks about her research that will contribute to tackling one of Africa’s…

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IWD 2021 – Future Women Leaders. Agriculture 4.0

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Fatoumata THIAM (Senegal), talks about her groundbreaking research on Internet of Things, and Artificial Intelligence in…

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IWD 2021 – Future Women Leaders. Crops for Health

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Sylvia Wairimu Maina (Kenya), talks about her PhD research on the nutritional and health benefits…

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Intellectual Property Rights Management Underpinning Successful International Collaboration

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As countries seek new ways to strengthen their economies including through diversification, the need for…

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Celebrating #WomenInScience and our first 30 female RSIF PhD Students

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Addressing imbalances in the number of women and disadvantaged groups in applied sciences, engineering and…

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Young Innovators

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Policymakers Perspective

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Meet Fenet Belay Daba. An RSIF PhD student at the Bayero University Kano, Nigeria

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How to increase the value of intellectual assets in an academic and research setting

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This is a recording of the 6th RSIF Monthly Webinar Series hosted by the RSIF…

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The Grants Independent Technical Committee (GITC)

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To facilitate the implementation of RSIF’s  Research and Innovation Grants component of the program, and…

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icipe led consortium wins funding to “unlock” the transformative potential of digital technologies

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icipe, the Regional Coordination Unit for the Regional Scholarships and Innovation Fund has been selected…

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H. E. President Uhuru Kenyatta’s speech at the icipe@50 event.

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President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, speaks about RSIF at the icipe@50 event.

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Current chair of PASET, H.E. President Kenyatta calls for increased investment for research and development…

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Science and Research Key to Unlocking Kenya’s Development Potential, President Kenyatta Says

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President Uhuru Kenyatta has said science and research are key to unlocking Kenya’s development potential…

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President Kenyatta calls for Increased Investment for Research and Development in Africa

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Speaking at the 50th anniversary celebrations of the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology…

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RSIF Cohort I students video

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Meet Mengesha Haftu. An RSIF student at the Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Côte d’Ivoire.

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Meet Kay Nyakundi. An RSIF PhD student at the University of Nairobi, Kenya.

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Meet Barbara Kabwiga Asingwire. An RSIF PhD scholar at the University of Rwanda, Rwanda

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Meet Jacinta Okwako an RSIF PhD student at the University of Nairobi, Kenya

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Meet Grace Gachara an RSIF PhD scholar at the Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Tanzania.

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An overview of the Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund

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RSIF measures to ensure implementation continuity and student support during the COVID-19 pandemic

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The entire higher education, science and technology community has been challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic….

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Her Journey to the PhD: Petronille Dusingizimana

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Ms. Petronille Dusingizimana comes from Rwanda and is pursuing her PhD in climate change, bioversity…

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Jean Baptiste Habinshuti’s experience during COVID-19 Crisis

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I am on sandwich program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), USA. The first time that…

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Call for Applications from Universities/Africa Centers of Excellence in sub-Saharan Africa to become PASET-RSIF Host Universities

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Opening date: 25th September 2020 Closing date for applications: 23rd November 2020 The Partnership for…

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My Experience as an RSIF PhD Scholar at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology by Waema Maxwell Wambua

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When I received the official invitation for PhD sandwich placement at the Korea Institute of…

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Promoting Doctoral Training for Prosperity in Africa

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Eusebius J. Mukhwana, PhD Director General and CEO Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) Nairobi, Kenya…

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Destination Digital Africa – Preparing Our Youth for the Future

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Student Profiles

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RSIF Student Profiles PASET-RSIF is pleased to share the full list of RSIF doctoral scholars…

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Life, study and research at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST): RSIF PhD scholar Sylvia Wairimu Maina’s story

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My research title is “Deciphering Biosynthesis of Bioactive compounds in African Cabbage (Cleome gynandra)”. I…

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Icipe holds a Seminar on Enhancing Women’s Participation in PhD Programs and Research in Africa

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Women’s participation in research remains low in Africa, with women making up only 30% of…

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Life, study and research at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST): RSIF PhD Scholar Noel Gahamanyi’s story.

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As soon as I completed my field work and portion of my laboratory work that…

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RSIF Holds Orientation Training Workshop for Cohort II scholars

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The Regional Scholarship and Innovation fund (RSIF) is organizing a six-day orientation and training workshop…

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Welcome to the RSIF Weekly Newsletters

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Dear RSIF Stakeholders, We are indeed pleased to share with you our maiden issue of…

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The call for application for PASET RSIF PhD Scholarships is now open.

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Press Release: Major scholarship opportunity for African scientists

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PASET-RSIF, Africa’s first Pan African Fund to support doctoral training, research and innovation, announces a…

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COVID-19

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  COMMUNIQUE ISSUED BY THE INTERNATIONAL CENTRE OF INSECT PHYSIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY, IN THE CONTEXT…

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Meet Africa’s Future Leaders in Science, Engineering & Technology

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March 5th, a lunch was organized at the World Bank’s headquarters in Washington DC, as…

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Postponement of RSIF Technical Annual Learning Meeting

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After reviewing the current prevailing circumstances on the evolving Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic and the…

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The deadline of the RSIF Research Award has been extended to January 20,2020. Join our webinar this afternoon!

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Topic: RSIF Research Award Webinar session Time: Jan 13, 2020 02:00 PM Nairobi (GMT/UTC+3)  Join…

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Invitation to RSIF Cooperability Grant and Research Award Webinars

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Topic: Cooperability Grant-  and  Research Award Time: Dec 17, 2019 02:00 PM Nairobi Join Zoom…

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Significant milestone for doctoral training, research and innovation in Africa

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Nairobi, Kenya, Monday, 7 October 2019: The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe),…

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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES – INDIVIDUAL SELECTION) [KENYA]

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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES – INDIVIDUAL SELECTION) [KENYA] Project Name:            The Regional…

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Very little beats tertiary education as a poverty-reducing investment, but it needs to be done right

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Achieving the NDP’s higher education targets could lift more than 20% out of poverty by…

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Media Invitation: Forum to deliberate strengthening of ASET training in Africa

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Nairobi, Kenya – On Monday, 7 October, the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology…

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African Host Universities visit Keio University’s Graduate School of System Design and Management

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The Partnership for skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (PASET) Regional Scholarship and Innovation…

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Consultancy for Marketing, Communications, Branding and Outreach for the Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF)

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EXTENSION OF SUBMISSION DATE REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES – FIRMS SELECTION) [KENYA]…

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS

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RSIF Institutional Capacity Building Program (RSIF- ICBP) The Partnership for skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering…

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Delegation from the German Bundestang (Federal Parliament) visits icipe

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On July 11, 2019, icipe was honored to host members of the Committee of Education,…

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Scholarship Opportunity for African Scientists

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Press Release 26 June 2019 Major scholarship opportunity for African scientists PASET-RSIF, Africa’s most innovative…

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Africa, Science, Technology and Innovation – Thoughts, Ideas and Hope for PASET RSIF PhD Scholars.

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Africa has the power to harness winds of change

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The emergence of the Digital Economy and the Fourth Industrial Revolution are radically transforming the…

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The PASET Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) is seeking international experts to review RSIF applications for African Host Universities, PhD scholarships, Research Grants & Innovation Grants

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  The Partnership for skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (PASET) is an Africa…

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Korea, World Bank Join Forces to Build World-Class Scientific Capacity in Sub-Saharan Africa

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BUSAN, May 23, 2018 – Today, the World Bank and the Government of Korea reinforced their…

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Press Release: PASET Welcomes First Cohort of Future African Leaders in Science & Technology

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ACCRA, Ghana, May 16, 2018 – The Partnership for skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and…

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PASET RSIF Call for PhD Applications

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The 2017 PASET RSIF Call for PhD Applications has been closed! Download PASET RSIF Call for…

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PASET RSIF Call for University Selection

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The Partnership for skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (PASET) is an Africa-led initiative…

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