Welcome to the website of the Southern African-Nordic Centre (SANORD).
The Southern African-Nordic Center is a partnership of higher education institutions from all the Nordic countries and southern Africa. Its primary aim is to promote multilateral research cooperation on matters of importance to the development of both regions. There are currently 42 members. Read more
International Foundation for Science (IFS) Research Grants
Apply for a research grant
General call for applications
Applications for International Foundation for Science (IFS) Research Grants are welcome from young scientists in developing countries to do research on the sustainable management, use or conservation of biological or water resources. This broad statement covers natural science and social science research on agriculture, soils, animal production, food science, forestry, agroforestry, aquatic resources, natural products, water resources, etc.
Applications are accepted all year and are to be made on an IFS Application Form. Read more detail in the links below:
Over the past year or so SANORD has had contact with the DDRN and found that we have many shared interests. DDRN is a network linking research-based knowledge and development within the sectors of agriculture, environment, and governance, currently focusing on climate change, food security and research communication. For more information click here.