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In the framework of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Africa-UniNet call 61 cooperative research partnerships between universities and research institutions in Austria and in African countries were selected for funding. They cover a variety of topics and set out to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

The projects comprise partnerships with institutions in 16 countries in Africa: Burkina Faso, DR Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe. With 17 cooperations Uganda leads the list of partner countries, followed by Ethiopia and Kenya with 16 cooperations each. In the framework of the 3rd call, Morocco and Lesotho joined the list of partner countries involved in the cooperations.

More than half of the projects are coordinated by the African partner institution. The projects are financed by the BMBWF with a total funding amount of ca. 1.5 million euros for a project duration of up to two years. Their topics cover a variety of disciplines ranging from medicine, health, social work and sociology to agriculture, water resource management and arts. They all share a cooperative and participatory approach, as well as the objective to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. More information on the respective calls as well as the list of financed projects are listed below.

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If you are interested in completed Africa-UniNet projects, please follow this link.