Wednesday, February 06, 2008


CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Carnegie-IAS Regional Initiative in Science and Education (RISE)

Area of interest to the CAPRi network are renewable energy and water resources. Check their website for details.

The Carnegie-IAS Regional Initiative in Science and Education (RISE) seeks to develop human capacity through science and technology training and research in a regional context in sub-Saharan Africa, enabling individuals to use S&T to contribute to national and regional economic development. RISE, with its focus on training through rich and varied exposure to facilities and expertise in multiple settings, complements initiatives that focus on strengthening universities, research centers, science academies and other institutions.

Preliminary submissions are invited until March 7, 2008. Finalists will be notified of their status in early April 2008 and will be asked to submit an in-depth proposal in early June. Networks will be chosen by the end of June 2008.

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