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Contextualizing Evidence Key to Alleviating Development Challenges

Even as countries and institutions move towards basing their interventions on evidence derived from research, contextualizing this evidence is core to addressing the issue. Dr. Tade Akin Aina, the Executive Director of Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) emphasized that institutionalizing of Evidence is not absolute. Context matters in evidence research. Dr. Tade was […]

Let’s make agriculture attractive to the youth

There is a world of difference between employment and underemployment. A lot of data from different research outfits such as findings of a report titled: Charting the path for a youth apprenticeship policy: Lessons from Utafiti Sera House on Youth Employment Creation in Agriculture in Kenya by Centre for African Bio-entrepreneurship (CABE), found that there […]

Future Leaders – African Independent Research (FLAIR) Fellowships

Royal Society has opened a call for Future Leaders – African Independent Research (FLAIR) Fellowships, in partnership with GCRF and African Academy of Sciences (AAS). The objectives of this scheme are to: Support talented early career researchers to establish an independent research career in African institutions. Enable high-quality research that addresses the global development challenges faced […]

Qualitative Data Analysis with NVivo Training Workshop

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is organizing a 3-day hands-on Qualitative Data Analysis with NVivo Training Workshop to be held at APHRC Campus, Nairobi May 20 – 22, 2019   This course equips you with practical skill and experience to analyze qualitative data using NVivo software and a demonstration of how to make […]

Indigenous Biocultural Exchange Fund (IBEX)

We are pleased to announce that The Indigenous Biocultural Exchange Fund (IBEX) Spring 2019 Competition is now accepting applications for events/exchanges falling between September 2019 and January 2020. The Indigenous Biocultural Exchange Fund (IBEX) offers opportunities to attend a global biocultural event/exchange or a meeting of international significance which impacts the applicants’ home territory or region.  […]

Rwanda Research Institute Shows Loopholes in Waste Management

Research findings have shown that almost half of the city of Kigali population is directly affected by poor waste management and sanitation, especially from slum areas. Findings from the 3rd research forum on Urban Governance and City Transformation (Utafiti Sera) showed that the 43.6%  of one million Kigali residents use unimproved sanitary facilities – a […]

Open for Applications: Newton International Fellowships

The Newton International Fellowships are funded by the UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to ensure that the UK engages with the world’s most promising early career academics. Newton International Fellowships are awarded jointly by three of the UK’s national research academies – the Royal Society, the British Academy and the Academy […]

NYU Postdoctoral Opportunity

The CSAAD Research Fellowship invites scholars based and living in Africa and the Diaspora ( outside of North America and Europe), and who have completed the terminal degree in their field, to submit applications for the opportunity to spend either one or two semesters at New York University. While the fellowship is open to all […]