The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is supporting the 2019 call for proposals from the Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR) with up to SEK 35 million (approx. 3,4 million Euro) for researchers from 30 African countries. Researchers in Africa* are invited to form or join transnational teams together with counterparts in Asia, Europe or North America to produce tools, technologies and methods for diagnostics and surveillance of antimicrobial resistance. The call specifically promotes projects with partners and impact in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) in Asia and Africa. Researchers from Asia are supported by funding from IDRC-Canada. Researchers from all fields of science, including social sciences, are welcome to apply.
Deadline for applications is 15 Feb 2019.
Approximately 20 million Euro will be available for funding transnational
research projects through this 9th JPIAMR Call.
More information is available at https://www.jpiamr.eu/9thcall/.
*Researchers based in the following African countries will be eligible for support from Sida through the JPIAMR Call: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Eritrea, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe. This list is based on the World Bank list of low-income countries in Africa and the list of African countries where Sida has bilateral development cooperation.