Call for Applications: PAMOJA PHC 2017

“PAMOJA PHC” is a bilateral scientific cooperation agreement signed in 2015 between Kenya and France. Through this initiative, Kenyan research institutions and researchers will gain access to 400 French research laboratories. This agreement aims to strengthen cooperation in Higher Education, Science and Technology.

This agreement aims to strengthen cooperation in Higher Education, Science and Technology. In Kenya, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology through the National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI) will implement “PAMOJA PHC” programme; and in France the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development (MAEDI) and the Ministry of National Education, Higher Education and Research (MENESR) will implement it.
Funds awarded are to support researchers’ mobility (including doctoral, post-doctoral students and Junior Researchers) between the two countries, i.e.: international flights, accommodation and allowances (including social insurance).The researchers will be required to seek complementary funding for their projects from other sources.
Proposals for funding are welcome from all disciplines. However, priority will be given to projects carried out in the following areas:

Space Science and Technology;
Biotechnologies and Biosciences (includes Health, Agriculture, Biomathematics);
Energy Science and Technology;
Computer Science;
Environmental Science;
Humanities and Social Sciences; and
Engineering and the Built Environment.

The applications should be sent on December 12th, 2016.

more information is available in French here.

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