University World News: Final Grant For RISE Postgraduate Training Initiative

by Munyaradzi Makoni

The Regional Initiative in Science and Education, RISE – a major project aimed at boosting higher education in Africa in sciences and engineering through postgraduate training in university-based networks – has been granted US$5 million for three years from its major donor.

The third and final grant from The Carnegie Corporation of New York brings the total funding for the programme to just over US$15 million, as announced by grant administrator the Science Initiative Group, or SIG, in the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton in the United States, on Thursday 19 December.

Article here.

December 2013