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From research to market: Universities have a key role to play in the transformation of societies

African Host Universities, Articles11 Aug 2022

Universities provide the rich scientific knowledge base, which is the foundation for innovation and economic…

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RSIF Alumnus Dr. Noel Gahamanyi shares his experiences from the RSIF-UM6P Hybrid Pan-African Conference

Articles, Scholar Spotlight11 Aug 2022

The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), in its capacity as the Regional…

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Draft Communique: Pan-African hybrid RSIF- UM6P Conference June 29 2022

Articles04 Jul 2022

PAN-AFRICAN HYBRID REGIONAL SCHOLARSHIP AND INNOVATION FUND (RSIF)- UNIVERSITY MOHAMMED VI POLYTECHNIC (UM6P) CONFERENCE DRAFT…

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

African Host Universities, Articles, Blog, Uncategorized10 May 2022

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

Articles24 Mar 2022

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

Articles, Scholarships21 Mar 2022

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

Articles14 Mar 2022

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

Articles, Blog15 Feb 2022

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

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My Internship experience

Articles, Stories15 Feb 2022

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

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Meet one of RSIF’s first PhD Graduates

Articles, Stories14 Jan 2022

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

Articles08 Nov 2021

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

Articles, Stories, Uncategorized22 Oct 2021

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)

Articles10 Sep 2021

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

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Benefits to RSIF Contributing Governments

Articles31 Aug 2021

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)

Articles19 Aug 2021

  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

Articles12 Aug 2021

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

Articles26 Jul 2021

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

Articles26 Jul 2021

  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

Articles09 Jul 2021

  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

Articles08 Jul 2021

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

Articles05 Jul 2021

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

Articles05 Jul 2021

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

Articles05 Jul 2021

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

Articles24 Jun 2021

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

Articles24 Jun 2021

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

Articles24 Jun 2021

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

Articles16 Jun 2021

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

Articles07 Jun 2021

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

Articles02 Jun 2021

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

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

Articles29 Apr 2021

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

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RSIF Industry Private Sector Perspectives

Videos02 Sep 2022

The 2022 Pan African hybrid RSIF conference was held on 28-29 June 2022 at University…

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RSIF Morocco Policymakers

Videos02 Sep 2022

The 2022 Pan African hybrid RSIF conference was held on 28-29 June 2022 at University…

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CLOSING SESSION: RSIF-UM6P Pan-African Hybrid Conference

Videos01 Sep 2022

Recording from the closing session of the Pan-African hybrid RSIF-UM6P University Conference, which was held…

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Session V – New International Partnerships

Videos01 Sep 2022

Recording from session V, the Pan-African hybrid RSIF-UM6P University Conference, held on 29 June 2022…

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Session IV – Innovation and Green Growth for Sustainable Development

Videos01 Sep 2022

Recording from session IV, the Pan-African hybrid RSIF-UM6P University Conference, held on 29 June 2022…

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Session III – Creating Shared Value

Videos01 Sep 2022

Recording from session III, the Pan-African hybrid RSIF-UM6P University Conference, held on 28 June 2022…

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Session II – Digital Revolution, Global Challenges and Implications for Africa

Videos01 Sep 2022

Recording from session II, the Pan-African hybrid RSIF-UM6P University Conference, held on 28 June 2022…

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Opening Session: RSIF-UM6P Pan-African Hybrid Conference

Videos01 Sep 2022

Recording from the opening session of the Pan-African hybrid RSIF-UM6P University Conference, which was held…

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RSIF-UM6P Hybrid Pan-African Conference 2022

Videos01 Sep 2022

Guided by the Conference theme “African-led science, technology and innovation for contributing to the SDGs…

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The RSIF Mentorship Platform

Videos01 Sep 2022

The RSIF mentorship platform is a away of RSIF scholars to be apart of the…

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A message from Prof. Aminata Sall Diallo, PASET Executive Director.

Videos01 Sep 2022

“We need structural transformation of our economies, and the only way we can do this…

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A message from Safaa El-Kogali,Manager, East & Southern Africa, Education Global Practice,World Bank

Videos01 Sep 2022

“RSIF is a very important project because it allows great opportunities for our Young people…

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Dr Moses Osiru welcome message to RSIF UM6P Conference 28-29 June, 2022.

Videos01 Sep 2022

The Pan-African hybrid Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) – UM6P Conference themed African-led science,…

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RSIF harnessing the digital revolution for growth in Africa

Videos30 Aug 2022

RSIF harnessing the digital revolution for growth in Africa; Robotoics, Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics and…

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RSIF donors supporting the training of 10.000 Ph.Ds in the next decade.

Videos30 Aug 2022

There is growing support by African Several governments. In addition, the Government of Korea, the…

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RSIF Students: What the scholarship means to them

Videos30 Aug 2022

The number of RSIF scholars continues to increase. Some of the students speak on what…

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Colette Abimana-RSIF PhD Scholar

Videos30 Aug 2022

Colette Abimana is an RSIF PhD Scholar in minerals, mining and materials engineering at The…

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RSIF Pre-Conference: Closing Session

Uncategorized, Videos30 Aug 2022

Make sure to tune in for the closing session for key take-aways from the discussions…

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RSIF Pre-Conference: Contributing Governments

Videos30 Aug 2022

Science Funding in Africa Brief introduction by Dr. Moses Osiru, Manager, RSIF • Panelist 1:…

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RSIF Pre-Conference:Establishing an endowment fund for building STI capacity in Africa

Videos30 Aug 2022

Science Funding in Africa The first pan-African science fund of its kind, PASET RSIF has…

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RSIF Pre-Conference: The role of RSIF in Strengthening Africa’s development with a focus on SDGs

Videos30 Aug 2022

Science Funding in Africa The rationale for RSIF is that Africa requires world class scientists…

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RSIF Pre-Conference: End of Day 1 Summary

Videos30 Aug 2022

Summary of Day 1 of the RSIF Conference by Mr. Arun Sharma, Independent Consultant

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RSIF Pre-Conference: Building research capacities in Africa

Videos30 Aug 2022

Join us for an engaging keynote by Geoffrey Siwo on his globally acclaimed research. Get…

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RSIF Pre-Conference: Covid in Africa

Videos30 Aug 2022

The keynote and subsequent panel discussion will provide African ministers and higher education stakeholders with…

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RSIF Pre-Conference: RSIF Sandwich model

Videos30 Aug 2022

The RSIF doctoral scholarship programme has been designed using the best practices that have emerged…

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RSIF Pre-Conference: Welcome and Opening Session

Videos30 Aug 2022

Join in from the start as we set out the context and expectations; get reminded…

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About the Regional Scholarship Innovation Fund (RSIF)

Videos30 Aug 2022

RSIF has a unique approach that combines intra-Africa academic exchange, and international training. The Fund…

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Tusekile Alfredy-RSIF PhD Scholar

Videos30 Aug 2022

Tusekile Alfredy is an RSIF PhD Scholar in minerals, mining and materials engineering at The…

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Dr Thomas Kivevele

Videos30 Aug 2022

Lecturer from NM AIST talks about an RSIF suppoted project on ‘Solar assisted heat pump…

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Tchicaya Loemba, RSIF PhD Scholar

Videos30 Aug 2022

Tchicaya Loemba, RSIF PhD Scholar in minerals, mining and materials engineering at The Nelson Mandela…

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