Our Impact

Projects

RSIF awards competitive research and innovation grants that complements the PhD training at African universities by supporting research that promotes scientific excellence and use of knowledge for development impact.

Page 1-1 of 6 results
Filter by:
Filter by:
Filter by:
img

Capacity Building for University-Industry Business Technology Transfer

Thematic Area: Energy including renewables

University-Industry partnerships have been acknowledged as important contributions in development of national economies especially in western countries. This project aims to develop capacity for innovation…

Read more
img

From Research to Markets: Strengthening the Innovation Capacity of AUSTInspire

Thematic Area: Minerals, mining and materials engineering

The African University of Science and Technology (AUST), with support from the World Bank has an African Centre of Excellence (ACE) in Materials – Pan…

Read more
img

Initiatives for Sustainable Food Security Innovations in the Drylands

Thematic Area: Climate change

The key for ensuring the sustainability of Africa’s industrialization goal is to create constructive partnerships between academic institutions and private sector to facilitate robust innovation…

Read more
img

Innovative Biosystems for Self-sufficiency in Molecular Biology Reagents in Africa

Thematic Area: Food security and agribusiness

Education, research, and innovation in African Universities have a great role and potential to play in achieving the objectives of STISA-2024 and Africa’s socioeconomic transformation….

Read more
img

Institutional framework to enhance the Agri-innovation ecosystem within the University of Ghana (IFEA-Eco)

Thematic Area: Food security and agribusiness

Food security-agribusiness linkage is a phenomenon that has been driven by the natural tendency for eating what one does not grow. Food is needed by…

Read more
img

Strengthening Institutional Infrastructure for an Innovation Ecosystem

Thematic Area: Energy including renewables

Innovation ecosystems encompass the economic, social, political, organizational, and institutional elements that, influence the development and diffusion of innovations. African researchers are under pressure to…

Read more
RSIF Results

RSIF aims to strengthen the institutional capacity for quality and sustainable doctoral training, research and innovation in transformative technologies in sub-Saharan Africa. The infographic below shows the status of progress against key targets.

img258269% of total

PhD Scholars enrolled

img90300% of total

Female PhD Scholars

img570475% of total

Students & staff trained in cross-cutting courses

img8549% of total

Research papers published

Impact Map

In the first diagram below you can explore the number of current students by cohort and by nationality.
Point on the colored countries on the map to get information about the African Host Universities and number of current students registered for PhD there. Use the filter options to get more detailed info by country, by thematic priority area or by African Host University.
In the last diagram you see the distribution of current students registered by African host university.