The Cluster of Cooperation (CLOC) Eastern Africa is accepting applications for its Seed Money Grant to promote research and education programs/projects between African and Swiss Higher Education Institutions strengthening existing partnerships, geared toward the implementation of the UN 2030 Agenda.
The Seed Money Grant is allowing researchers to conduct pilot projects, exploratory studies, and/or joint grant proposals (eg desk studies, field research, design education/training/capacity building modules, etc.) with key partners. These joint activities should contribute to the implementation of the UN 2030 Agenda, the African Union’s Agenda 2063, and the national priorities of the respective countries.
The call is open to all scientific disciplines and fields of research and targets researchers with affiliations to African and Swiss Higher Education Institutions.
- One applicant of a Higher Education Institutions in Ethiopia or Kenya identified as “main applicant (primary lead)”.
- One applicant of a Higher Education Institutions in Switzerland identified as “main applicant (co-lead)”.
- Additional participants from Higher Education Institutions or policy/practice organizations from Switzerland, and/or the CLOC Eastern Africa region if relevant (Ethiopia, Djibouti, Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Ruanda, Burundi, Uganda).
Grant size: CHF 17,000.
Deadline: September 15th, 2022