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Funding Opportunities

Consistently highlighted as a principle challenge to delivering doctoral education in Africa, information about funding opportunities available to doctoral programme administrators and graduate school managers from various funding agencies and their programmes and projects are provided here.

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International Development Research Centre

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National Agency (Canada)


IDRC believes that research and innovation hold the keys to progress in developing countries.
To make knowledge a tool for addressing pressing challenges,

  • we provide researchers in developing countries with the financial resources, advice, and training that will help them find solutions to the local problems they identify
  • we encourage sharing knowledge with policymakers, other researchers, and communities around the world
  • we foster new talent by offering fellowships and awards
  • we disseminate research findings and strive to get new knowledge into the hands of those who can use it.

Main Objective:

Agriculture and Environment, Inclusive Economies, Technology and Innovation

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Fellowships for PhD students


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