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Two-Way Trade
  • 16.05.2019
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Chinese investments fuels African science

Africa has emerged as a major partner in China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), and that is paying dividends for science. So far, 39 African countries and the African Union Commission have signed BRI cooperation agreements, with others expected to follow.
Thierry Freyvogel: Gründer der KFPE und Ehrenmitglied der SCNAT.
  • 07.05.2019
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Wissenschaft ist dem Menschen verpflichtet

Der Biologe und Tropenmediziner Thierry Freyvogel ist kurz vor seinem 90. Geburtstag gestorben. Er gründete die Kommission für Forschungspartnerschaften mit Entwicklungsländern (KFPE) und war Ehrenmitglied der SCNAT. Marcel Tanner, Präsident der SCNAT, würdigt ihn in seinem Nachruf.
Tedros Adhenom Ghebreyesus (centre) meets with Ebola responders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo after an epidemiologist was killed.
  • 07.05.2019
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WHO chief on battling Ebola in a war zone

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus talks about fighting the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo amid attacks on health workers.
Copyright M. Winkler, SwissTPH
  • 01.05.2019
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WHO to put global south in the driver’s seat

The chief scientist of its new science division, Soumya Swaminathan, explains how the agency will encourage innovation, promote open data and hand the power to scientists from the global south.
  • 29.04.2019
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Seed Money Grants 2019 for collaboration between Swiss and Latin American institutions

The goal of the Seed Money Grants is to strengthen or initiate scientific exchange between researchers from Swiss and Latin American institutions in all disciplines by enabling them to jointly undertake preliminary research and organize meetings, conferences, or workshops.
Prix CSRS
  • 15.04.2019
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10e Prix CSRS-Fonds eremitage 2019 pour la recherche scientifique en partenariat

Créé à l’occasion du cinquantenaire du Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d’Ivoire (CSRS) en 2001, le « Prix CSRS pour la recherche scientifique en partenariat» est décerné tous les deux ans par la Fondation pour le CSRS. A partir de 2011, il est attribué avec le soutien financier du Fonds Eremitage à Bâle
Navigating Research towards SDGs
  • 10.04.2019
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Research is more focused on Sustainable Development Goals

A new report reveals that global research is increasingly being redirected towards addressing poverty, reducing inequality and tackling the effects of climate change.
OWSD - Organisation for Woman in Science for the developing world
  • 08.04.2019
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PhD Fellowships for Women Scientists from Science and Technology Lagging Countries

The Fellowship is offered to women scientists to undertake PhD research in the Natural, Engineering and Information Technology sciences at a host institute in the Global South.
UKRI-KFPE Workshop
  • 28.03.2019
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Working in Effective Partnerships to Address Sustainable Development Goals

In September 2018, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the KFPE held a joint workshop in Tanzania. The purpose of which was to bring together researchers and stakeholders from the Global South to identify: (1) What constitutes best practice in research partnerships (2) How to engage researchers and governments from the Global South in research programme agenda setting (3) How to translate research outputs into development impact.

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