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.
Capacity Building for University-Industry Business Technology Transfer
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…
From Research to Markets: Strengthening the Innovation Capacity of AUSTInspire
The African University of Science and Technology (AUST), with support from the World Bank has an African Centre of Excellence (ACE) in Materials – Pan…
Initiatives for Sustainable Food Security Innovations in the Drylands
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…
Innovative Biosystems for Self-sufficiency in Molecular Biology Reagents in Africa
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….
Institutional framework to enhance the Agri-innovation ecosystem within the University of Ghana (IFEA-Eco)
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…
Strengthening Institutional Infrastructure for an Innovation Ecosystem
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…
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.
PhD Scholars enrolled
Female PhD Scholars
Students & staff trained in cross-cutting courses
Research papers published
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.