Research Cooperation News

  • On the occasion of the international women’s day on March 8, Sida would like to highlight the importance of gender mainstreaming in research cooperation.
  • Four films telling stories based on results from research. The films are made by communication students in a collaboration with the Sida-funded researchers at Universidad Mayor de San Andrés in La Paz and Bolivian national TV. The films are translated to English and are about 25 minutes long each. Watch the films by clicking the links below.
  • The purpose of the handbook in Results Based Management is to guide organisations, particularly within research cooperation, in using RBM for planning, monitoring, reporting and evaluation. The handbook is an example of how RBM can be used within development cooperation and is designed to suit research organisations.
  • Sida-supported TWAS has produced a film about scientists supporting their community through research and farmers eager to collaborate and learn from investigators.
  • Regional research cooperation has improved beans to be used for the canning industry. In collaboration with SciDev.Net, a movie presents one of the results of the Sida supported Bio-Innovate Programme in Kenya. The development of a sweet potato resilient to climate change and technologies for agro-industrial water recycling are among the other achievements.
  • – Swedish funds have strengthened research management and coordination, improved the research and publication at Makerere, and improved the funding levels for research and innovation, says professor Mukadasi Buyinza, Sida coordinator at Makerere University. Swedish research cooperation with Uganda was initiated in 2000. On October 6, our successful cooperation was celebrated at Sida Science Day 2014.
  • Sida supported insect science institute icipe was recently featured on cnn, in the programme African Voices.