Call for proposals to the 2012 University of Nairobi-IDRC Research Grants on Innovative Application of ICTs in Addressing Water-related Impacts of Climate Change
Deadline extended to Oct 30, 2012
More information and application available online (in English, French and Spanish) at:http://www.ictwcc.or.ke/
The initiative is open to registered Masters and PhD students in universities in Africa, Asia and Latin America to more effectively engage in research on application of ICTs for water management under changing climatic conditions and attendant policy formulation.
The specific objectives of this grant programme are to:
(a) Train/support graduate students (Masters and PhD levels) to conduct research on ICTs, climate change and water through research awards.
(b) Build institutional applied research capacity on ICTs and climate change adaptation strategies in the water sector within weakly funded postgraduate programs in the various universities in the three regions.
(c) Increase inter-regional partnerships and collaborations among the participating institutions in this emerging area of applied research.
Deadline for applications has been extended until Oct 30th, 2012.