These grants are funded under the Newton Fund, a UK Government initiative funded by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, together with partner funders from around the world. The Fund aims to promote the economic development and welfare of either the partner countries or, through working with the partner country, to address the problems of low-income and vulnerable populations.
Duration of visit : 2- 3 months
ODA requirement : All applications must meet the required relevance to economic development or social welfare (see Guidelines for further information) of the partner country.
Submission period : 12 July 2016 – 19 September 2016 (16.00 UK time)
Priority Areas :
1) Health & life sciences,
2) Food security,
3) Energy security,
4) Environmental resilience,
5) Sustainable urban development,
6) Science & technology policy,
For more information : http://bit.ly/idnewtonfund
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