The Federal Ministry of Education and Research of Germany

Within the framework of its Africa Strategy, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research—Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)—funds a broad range of projects and initiatives in areas such as climate, health, bio-economy, the environment and renewable energy relevant to the African context

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), is a ministry of the Federal Republic of Germany, with offices in Bonn and Berlin. The Ministry provides funding for research projects and institutions while promoting education, science and research.

To facilitate the return of young scientists to Africa and help local researchers to establish their own laboratories, in 2021, TWAS and BMBF joined forces and launched a seven-year capacity-building programme called Seed Grants for New African Principal Investigators (SG-NAPI).

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