Ruforum Community Action Research Programme–Call for proposals

Eastern and Southern Africa



RUFORUM Community Action Research Programme (CARP) has released its First Call for Concept Notes. The purpose of the Programme is to demonstrate innovative approaches towards strengthened University engagement with development practice in Eastern and Southern Africa.

Initially, priority will be given to projects that focus on scaling-up and out research outputs from the most successful RUFORUM CGS projects. Potential themes should address a specific project that could include either strengthening institutions or addressing commercialisation, food security or sustainability. Projects to be funded will be action research closely linking participating university researchers with all stakeholders along the value chain, including national and international research and development agencies, where appropriate.

Key eligibility criteria:

Deadline for Concept Note submission: 15th February 2010.

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